Telugu actor Jaya Prakash Reddy died of cardiac arrest on Tuesday in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. He was 73. Fondly called JP, the actor was best-known for playing comic and villainous roles in films.
Jaya Prakash Reddy’s death has left the industry in deep shock. Stars such as Jr NTR, Mahesh Babu, Sudheer Babu, Rana Daggubati, Rakul Preet Singh and many others took to social media to post their condolences.
Mahesh Babu wrote, “Saddened by the passing of #JayaPrakashReddy garu. One of TFI’s finest actor-comedians. Will always cherish the experience of working with him. Heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones.”
Rakul said, “This is so sad!! Have worked with him in so many films. Condolences to the family. RIP Jaya Prakash Reddy garu.”