Telugu actor Boochepalli Kamalakar Reddy, who is known for his film Abhi, died following some Neurological problems on Saturday. The 34-year-old actor, who hails from Cheemakurthi in Prakasam district, was recently admitted to a hospital in Chennai, where he breathed his last. He is survived by his wife, a son and daughter.
Kamalakar Reddy, who is the brother of Darsi MLA B Sivaprasad
Reddy, had been suffering from nerves disorder. He reportedly
slipped and fell down at the audio release function of his
forthcoming film Band Balu in Hyderabad on June 24. Later,
he was rushed to Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
He entered the film industry as producer-cum-hero with the
Telugu film Abhi. Later, he also acted in Hasini and
Sanchalanam besides producing them. He was expected to
dazzle the screen with his fourth outing Band Balu, which
is currently in post-production stage and is slated for release
Kamalakar was one of the most enthusiastic actors in Tollywood.
He had immense amount of faith in himself and his skills. His
brother is a politician and he could have made it big in the film
industry. But he wanted to stand in Tollywood without any political
support. So he hardly sought any help from his brother. He had
dreamt of becoming a superstar, but his fate, which had different
plans, took him away at very tender age creating an irreplaceable
We bring you some rare pictures and interesting facts about
Kamalakar Reddy. Continue to see them in slide
Kamalakar's Debut In Tollywood
Kamalakar Reddy hailed from Cheemakurthi in Prakasam district
and was the brother of Darsi MLA B Sivaprasad Reddy. He made his
debut as an actor and producer with the movie Abhi, which
had hit the screens on April 2, 2004.
Kamal's Romance With Sonali In Abhi
Abhi, which was directed by Dr Kiran, was a
romantic-action entertainer. Kamalakar Reddy romanced newcomer
Sonali Joshi and their chemistry was one of the main highlights in
the movie, which had done a decent business at the Box
Abhi is a revenge-drama revolving around Ravindra
(Suresh), who sends Gowry Shankar (Satya Prakash) to jail and also
kills his brother. In bid to take revenge, Gowry Shankar plans to
kidnap Ravindra's sister Preeti (Sonali Joshi), who is in love with
her classmate Abhi (Kamalakar). The rest of the film is all about
how Abhi rescues Preeti from the goons and wins appreciation from
Kamalakar's Second Movie
After six years gap, Kamalakar returned to big screen with his
second movie Hasini, which was directed by BV Ramana. The
young actor paired with actress Sandhya for the film. Released on
May 07, 2010, the movie was a decent hit at the Box Office.
The story of Hasini revolved around Hasini (Sandhya),
who meets Kamal (Kamalakar) in a train. She catches a petty thief
(Ali), who is running away with Kamal's ring, but she misses the
train. With her bag and money left in the train, she goes to
Kamal's village and stays at his house, where she falls flat to the
affection of his family. But an unexpected twist forces her to
leave his house. What happens next will form crux of the
Kamalakar's Third Movie Sanchalanam
Kamalakar's next film Sanchalanam was an action
thriller, for which he was teamed up with BV Ramana Reddy for the
second time. Talented actors like Saikumar and Ashish Vidyarthi
played important roles in it. Released on July 29, 2011, the movie
did a wonderful business at the AP Box Office.
Sanchalanam is all about young brave guy Vikram
(Kamalakar), who saves Nancharamma (Kinnera) from committing
suicide. But police officer Nandagopal (Saikumar) arrests Vikram
for unknown reason. Why does Nancharamma attempt to commit suicide?
Why does Nandagopal arrest Vikram? The rest of the story will
answer these questions.
Kamalakar's Fourth Outing - Band Balu
Before his death, Kamalakar completed shooting for his fourth
production Band Balu, which features Kamna Jethmalani as
his love interest and Chandra Mohan, Brahmanandam, Dharmavarapu
Subramanyam, Banerjee will appear in supporting cast.
Band Balu Release Date
Directed by Chinthalapudi Venkat, Band Balu is touted
to be a romantic entertainer. The movie is currently in the
post-production stage and is expected to hit the screens on August
06, 2013. Kamalakar had organised a grand function for the music
release of Band Balu in Hyderabad on June 24.
Kamalakar's Sudden Death
Addressing the audio release function, Kamalakar had expressed
his hope that Band Balu would be a big hit in his career.
but he died before the release of the movie. His sudden death has
shocked everyone in Tollywood. Movie Artists Association (MAA)
president M Muralimohan has condoled the death of Kamalakar