Telugu comedian Padmanabham has died of heart attack on Saturday
morning at his Chennai residence. Padmanabham was 78 and he
suffered a heart attack while reading the newspaper. He has acted
over 400 films in Tamil and Telugu.
Basavaraja Venkata Padmanabha Rao was born in August 21, 1931,
in Simhadripuram, Pulivendula, Kadapa to Santham and Basavaraju
Venkata Seshaiah. He started off his career as a theatre artiste
and entered cine industry through Krishna Prema in 1943.
He has worked with over 80 directors and his last movie is Tata
Birla Madhyalo Laila which was released in 2006.
Shavukaaru , Paatala Bhairavi Desoddhaarakudu are the
few noted films of Padmanabham. He is the producer of several
movies like Potti Pleader, Sri Sri Maryada Ramanna,
Devatha and also he has directed eight films which includes
Kathanayika Molla, Shri Rama Katha. Kathanayika Molla won
the AP state award in 1969.
We at Oneindia pray that his soul rest in peace and pray god to
give strength to his family and fans to bear his loss.