Kondavalasa Lakshmana Rao,
the popular theater artist turned comedian breathed his last on
November 2nd. The 69-year-old was being treated for various
illnesses at KIMS in Hyderabad for the last one and a half year and
passed away on Monday evening at the hospital.
Kondavalasa Lakshmana Rao was a drama artist before entering in
to films and performed in over 1000 plays. He was an employee at
He was noticed by director Vamsi, who cast him in Ravi Teja's
Avunu Valliddaru Istapaddaru. He shot to fame with a
single dialogue 'Aithe Ok' and still is remembered for it though he
has acted in more than 70 films later.
He became a popular comedian overnight and shared screen with
almost all the top stars in Tollywood.
Kondavalasa Lakshmana Rao popular movies include Dongaramudu
and Party, Simhadri, Sathyam, Evadi Gola Vadide, Kanchana Mala
Cable TV, Rakhi and Sainikudu.
Reportedly, the last movie he appeared was in Sri Vasavi
Kanyaka Parameswari Charitra, which released in 2014.