Veteran Telugu actor Kaikala Satyanarayana no more
Team Udayavani, Dec 23, 2022, 11:03 AM IST
Credit: Twitter / @DirectorMaruthi
Hyderabad: Veteran Telugu actor Kaikala Satyanarayana, known for his villain and other character roles, passed away here on Friday due to age-related ailments. He was 87.
Satyanarayana, who acted in over 700 films in a career spanning about six decades, had been unwell for some time and the end came on Friday morning, film industry sources said.
Satyanarayna, who had a brief stint in politics, had served as Member of Parliament representing the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, his Andhra Pradesh counterpart Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu, renowned Telugu actor and TDP MLA N Balakrishna and several other leaders and film personalities condoled the death.
Telugu film industry paid tributes to the actor on his passing.
“Rest in peace legend Kaikala Satyanarayana garu. We miss you forever,” tweeted Filmmaker Maruthi tweeted.
— Director Maruthi (@DirectorMaruthi) December 23, 2022
Actor Kalyanram, in a Twitter post, wrote: “Saddened to know about the passing of Kaikala Satyanarayana garu. An absolute legend who immortalised many characters on our Telugu silver screen. Om Shanti.”
Saddened to know about the passing of Kaikala Satyanarayana garu. An absolute legend who immortalised many characters on our Telugu silver screen.
— Kalyanram Nandamuri (@NANDAMURIKALYAN) December 23, 2022
(With PTI inputs)
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