Well known Telugu Comedian Gundu Hanumantha Rao (61) passed away in the wee hours of Monday in Hyderabad. The actor was suffering from kidney and heart ailments and was undergoing treatments.
Born in Vijayawada on October 10, q956 in a middle class family, Hanumantha Rao dabbled with theatre from young age. He is very famous for Ravana brahma role. Later Jandhyala offered a role in Aha na pellanta movie. He acted in nearly four hundred films. His roles in TV serials like Amrutham which earned him acclaim and awards including three Nandi awards.
Telugu film industry and Movie artists association have expressed their condolences at the death of Hanumantha Rao.