Veteran Producer Doondy (77) passed away on Monday,January 1st,2007 in Queen's hospital, Vizag. For the past some time he was suffering with cancer. Shantinivasa, Goodachari 116, Chelleli Kosam were some of Doondy produced hit films. He is close friend of Super Star Krishna. The first film theatre Maruti Cinema was constructed by Doody's father Potina Srinivasarao. Ravikanth Nagaich (Cameraman),Vanisri were introduced by Doondy only. Doodny was Chairperson of the jury of Nandi awards committee of 2005.