Achyuth

Achyuth (1960 – 26 December 2002), born Kunapareddy Achyutha Vara Prasad, was a Telugu film and television actor.[2] He acted in over 50 films and 50 television serials. He won five Nandi Awards in his career. He is notable for his supporting roles in films including Thammudu and Bavagaru Bagunnara? He played lead roles in the popular Telugu TV serials Sthree, Seethapathi, Antharangalu and Anveshitha.[3]

Achyuth
Born
Kunapareddy Achyuta Vara Prasad

1960
Died26 December 2002 (aged 41 or 42)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active1990s–2002
Spouse(s)Ramadevi[1]
ChildrenSai Sujatha
Sai Sivani
Parents
  • Kunapareddy Ramarao (father)
  • Kunapareddy Sujatha (mother)

Personal lifeEdit

Achyuth was born in Machilipatnam, Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh to Kunapareddy Rama Rao and Kunapareddy Sujatha. He had two brothers and two younger sisters. He was married to Ramadevi and had two daughters, Sai Sujatha and Sai Sivani.

Acting careerEdit

Achyuth made his debut as an actor with the film Taj Mahal, but the first release was Mangalyabalam.[4] He was quite popular with serials like Himabindu, Sthree, Seethapathi, KranthiRekha, Antarangalu, and Anveshitha.

He acted with stars including ANR, Chiranjeevi, Mahesh Babu, Pawan Kalyan, Venkatesh, Balakrishna, and Mammootty. He acted with Varsha in Thammudu, Vasu, and Simharasi.

ProducerEdit

He produced ANR and Krishna in serials along with Pradeep, Ashok, and Kadambari Kiran.

Political viewsEdit

He supported the then chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in campaigning for TDP.

FilmographyEdit

Film Year Role Notes
Aadivaram Amavasya 1989 Raja
Prema Entha Madhuram 1991 Shyam Sunder
Swati Kiranam 1992 Radha Krishna
Akka Mogudu 1992 Police Inspector
Taj Mahal 1995 Raja
Hitler 1997 Collector
College Student 1997 Anand
Gokulamlo Seeta 1997 Sriram
Bavagaru Bagunnara? 1998 Venkat
Yuvaratna Raana 1998 Kiran
Tholi Prema 1998 Anil
Thammudu 1999 Chakri
Harischandraa 1999 Joseph
Kalisundam Raa 2000 Bhaskar Rao
Oke Maata 2000
Rayalaseema Ramanna Chowdary 2000 Murali's brother
Narasimha Naidu 2001 Tirumala Naidu
Simharasi 2001 Hari Prasad
Kouravudu 2001 Rahul
Eduruleni Manishi 2001 Bhavani's husband
Murari 2001 Sabari's husband Guest appearance
Daddy 2001 Ramesh
Allari Ramudu 2002 Ramu's father
Vasu 2002 Vignesh
Okkadu 2003 Siva Posthumous release

TV serialsEdit

  • Himabindu
  • Sthree
  • Sthree Parvam
  • Seethapathi
  • Kranthi Rekha
  • Antharangalu
  • Anveshitha (1997–99)
  • Anubandham
  • Prathibimbalu

DeathEdit

Achyuth died of a heart attack on 26 December 2002.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Achyuth Telugu actor Biodata". telugumovie.co. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
  2. ^ a b "TV actor Achyuth dies of heart attack". The Hindu. 27 December 2002. Archived from the original on 24 February 2013. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  3. ^ "కూనపరెడ్డి అచ్యుత్". tollywoodtimes.com. Tollywood Times. Archived from the original on 16 September 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Film, TV actor Achyuth dies". The Times of India. 27 December 2002. Retrieved 22 February 2020.