Popular Telugu comedy actor Dharmavarapu Subramanyam died at his P&T colony residence in Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad. The 53-year-old comedian had been hospitalised over some liver-related problems. He had recently been discharged from the hospital and was taking rest at his residence, where he breathed his last. His last rites will be performed at his native place Komminenivari Palem in Prakasam district.
Hailed from Komminenivari Palem in Ballikuruva mandal, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam made his mark on small screen with Doordarshan programme Adandobrahma. Later, he made his acting debut in Tollywood with director Jandhyala's 1990 movie Jayammu Nischayammu Raa. He had acted in nearly 100 movies in Telugu. He was last seen Victory Venkatesh's Shadow. He had also directed a film titled Thokaleni Pitta.
Dharmavarapu Subramanyam hosted a political satire program Ding Dong on Sakshi TV from 2011. He was famous for his uninterpreted comedy and flawless dialogues. He was the chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Cultural Association. He has really worked to uplift the dignity of stage artists and Cultural Shows in the Tollywood (AP). His sudden death has created a irreplaceable vied in the industry.
Many Tollywood celebs, who are shocked by the news about his death, took to their Twitter pages to pay their tributes to his departed soul. Continue to read their tweets and also see Dharmavarapu Subramanyam photos in the slideshow.
This is turning into a cursed year for the Telugu film fraternity. Prayers for Dharmavarapu Subramanyam garu. God give his family strength...
Andharini navvinchi aayuvu penchuthaaru..Andharikanna twaraga vodhilesi vellipotharu..miss u DharmavarupuGaru..#RIP
Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Really horrible news.Dharmavarapu Subramanyam no more.such a wonderful man,honoured to have had the opportunity to have worked with him.RIP
A pleasure workin wit u sir.. RIP..Nther big loss 2 d telugu film industry:( Dats 2 many dis year.. Lord have mercy!!
Saddening.. Dharmavarapu Subramanyam garu is no more. He died of cancer. May his soul rest in peace.
OMG! RIP dharmavarapu Subramaniam garu :( :(
Harish Shankar S
RIP Dharmavaram Gaaru....ONE OF MY best WELL-WISHERS miss you Sir .
RIP dharmavarapu subramanyam garu! Such a sweet person!! will miss working wid him!
What's happening with 2013 .. Today it's dharmavarapu subramanyam gaaru .. RIP sir.
"Shocked to know that Dharmavarapu Subramanyam garu is no more..Had the honor of sharing screen with him..huge fan since "bava bava panneeru"
The man who can cure u with his smile is no more . May be Gods up there need him.RIP Dharmavarapu garu.We mis u a lot. TFI is really going thru a rough phase..its hard to digest that many tailor made characters will hav to be compromised..RIP sir
Dharmavarapu garu is a natural comedian & a great person..we gonna miss u r honest smile..Rip sir :((
2013!!! Please thondhara ga vellipo... Ippatike chaala mandhini theesukellavu!!! We all miss you Dharmavarapu Subramanyam garu.
Very sad to know about Dharmavarapu garu.Sir,u r with us forever.We miss u in our movies.U r a great actor &a good well wisher.Rest in peace
Sad to hear the demise of the most natural comedian of Telugu cinema Dharmavarapu Garu .. May his soul rest in peace..
Way too many losses for TFI this year:( My condolences to Dharmavarapu garu's family
RIP Dharmavarapu Subramanyam garu. He is also from Addanki where I spent major part of my childhood. Fan of him from anandobrahma tv days.
Very saddening to hear the news that my fav actor and well wisher dharmavarapu garu is no more.Will miss u sir.Can never forget ur smile.RIP
Actor #DharmavarapuSubramanyam no more. He died of cancer. May his soul #RIP