Gummadi entered in the industry in 1950 with the movie Adrushta Deepudu. With the success of that, he was later seen in about 500 films. His last flick was in 2008 titled Kasinayana Charitra. His last recorded video was on 20th January 2010 when he shared his views on color Mayabazaar. He had maintained good relations with both NTR and ANR. His death has left many fans heart-broken.
Veteran actor Gummadi, popularly known as Gummadi Venkateswara Rao passed away. The 83 year old actor was admitted to the hospital due to chest pain. Gummadi was already suffering from paralysis and also both his kidneys were in failure.