Jaya Prakash Reddy

Jaya Prakash Reddy (8 May 1946 – 8 September 2020[1][3]) was an Indian actor who predominantly appeared in Telugu films.[4] Born in Sirvel of Andhra Pradesh, he came into the limelight with the film Samarasimha Reddy (1999) where he played the role of Veera Raghava Reddy. He acted as an antagonist in several films such as Jayam Manade Raa (2000) and Chennakesava Reddy (2002). Later in his career, he was also featured in many comic roles.[5] He died at his home in Guntur on 8 September 2020, at an age of 74, from massive cardiac arrest.[6] He was honoured with Special Jury Award (Alexander) for his contribution to Tollywood at the 16th Santosham Film Awards.[7]

Jaya Prakash Reddy
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Born(1946-05-08)8 May 1946[1]
Died8 September 2020(2020-09-08) (aged 74)
OccupationActor
Years active1981—2020

Selected filmographyEdit

Telugu filmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1976 Mutyala Pallaki College Principal
1981 Varalabbayi Cameo appearance
1985 Kanchu Kavacham General Jimbo
1988 Brahma Puthrudu
1990 Prema Khaidi Police
1990 Shatruvu Mayor
1990 Lorry Driver Bank manager
1990 Bobbili Raja Tribal
1991 Chitram Bhalare Vichitram Phani
1993 Jamba Lakidi Pamba Hijra
1997 Preminchukundam Raa Veerabadrayya
1999 Samarasimha Reddy Veeraraghava Reddy
2000 Jayam Manade Raa Narasimha Naidu
2000 Vijayaramaraju
2001 Narasimha Naidu
2001 Anandam Sub-Inspector of Police Cameo appearance
2001 Snehamante Idera Padmini's uncle
2002 Seema Simham Kulashekar Rao
2002 Avunu Valliddaru Ista Paddaru Constable
2002 Sontham Gulabi Thief
2002 Chennakeshava Reddy Venkat Reddy
2003 Palnati Brahmanayudu Narsinga Naidu
2003 Swetha Naagu Sarpararanya Dhora simultaneously shot in Kannada and Telugu languages
2003 Nijam Sidda Reddy
2003 Seetayya Sarvarayudu
2003 Kabaddi Kabaddi Head Constable
2004 Shiva Shankar
2005 Evadi Gola Vaadidi Banda Reddy
2005 Chatrapati Municipal Commissioner
2005 Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana JP
2005 Narasimhudu Local MLA
2006 Kithakithalu Soundarya's father
2006 Vikramarkudu Home Minister
2007 Julayi Reddy
2007 Dhee Pedhananayana
2007 Godava
2008 Ready Chitti Naidu
2008 Siddu From Sikakulam Obul Reddy
2008 King Appaji
2008 Nagaram Gudisala Narayana Murthy
2008 Krishna Jakka's uncle
2008 Parugu Sub-Inspector
2008 Dongala Bandi
2009 Raju Maharaju
2009 Maa Nanna Chiranjeevi
2009 Anjaneyulu Babulal
2009 Bangaru Babu
2009 Kick Police Officer
2009 Kasko JP
2010 Seeta Ramula Kalyanam Lankalo Veera Pratap's father
2010 Prasthanam Bangaru Raju
2010 Namo Venkatesa Bhadrappa's grandfather
2010 Bindaas Seshadri Naidu
2011 Madatha Kaja JP
2011 Oosaravelli Sarkar
2011 Seema Tapakai Venkatappa
2011 Kandireega Rajanna
2012 Betting Bangaraju Police Officer
2012 Gabbar Singh Police Commissioner
2013 Naayak Babji's Paternal Uncle
2013 Baadshah Aadhi's father
2013 Bhai Venkat Reddy
2013 Balupu CI Basava
2013 Shadow Home Minister Naidu
2013 Adda Cameo appearance[8]
2013 Masala Eddulu Kameshwar Rao
2014 Legend MLA
2014 Race Gurram IG J.P.
2014 Manam Home Minister J.P.
2014 Jump Jilani Veera Puli Reddy
2014 Rabhasa Peddi Reddy alias Pedayya
2014 Autonagar Surya Corporater Indra
2015 Pataas Central Minister JP
2015 Akhil Kishore's father
2015 Temper Home Minister of A.P.
2015 LOL Somyayajulu
2015 Mosagallaku Mosagadu Kaushik
2015 Shivam Bhoji Reddy's brother-in-law
2015 Bruce Lee - The Fighter Fight Master Dangerous David & Police Inspector G. Ramji Dual Role
2015 Soukhyam Pellikoduku
2015 Tripura
2016 Sarrainodu Bhoopathi
2016 Supreme M.L.A.
2016 Hyper Party President
2016 Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu[9]
2017 Khaidi No. 150 Commissioner Krishna Murthy
2017 Radha Acharya Deva
2017 Nene Raju Nene Mantri Jailor
2017 Jai Lava Kusa Sravani's father
2017 Raja the Great Devaraj's henchmen
2018 Inttelligent Sathya Murthy
2018 Jai Simha Central Minister JP
2018 Jamba Lakidi Pamba
2018 MLA Nagappa
2018 Chethilo Cheyyesi Cheppu Baava
2018 Pantham Health Minister
2018 Nela Ticket C.P. Ranjith Kumar
2018 Lover Goon
2018 Silly Fellows Jacket Janakiram
2018 Amar Akbar Anthony WATA chairman
2019 Crazy Crazy Feeling Dream father
2020 Sarileru Neekevvaru Nagendra's Father
2021 Alludu Adhurs Police DCP Posthumously released
2021 Aaradugula Bullet Posthumously released

Tamil filmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Anjaneya Jaya Prakash
2003 Diwan Kandhavel
2005 Aaru Reddy (Nathan's enemy)
2005 Chinna Chinna's ex boss
2006 Dharmapuri MLA Konda Mookan
2010 Uthama Puthiran Chinnamuthu Goundar Also dubbed his own voice for his character in Tamil

Kannada filmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Shwetha Naagara Sarpa Kaadu Dhorey simultaneously shot in Kannada and Telugu languages
2008 Satya in Love Veda's Father (Telugu Factionist)
2008 Citizen Home minister of Karnataka
2009 Yagna Varadaraj

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Jaya Prakash Reddy, Telugu actor, passes away". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 9 September 2020. Retrieved 8 September 2020.
  2. ^ "YouTube". www.youtube.com. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Jaya Prakash Reddy (1946–2020): Mahesh Babu, Jr NTR, Prakash Raj and others mourn demise of versatile actor". The Indian Express. 8 September 2020. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 8 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Nagabhushanam is my inspiration: actor". The Hindu. 24 October 2010. Archived from the original on 28 December 2010. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
  5. ^ "MLA Telugu Movie Review {3/5}: Entertaining, 'time-pass' kind of a film to watch along with your family". indiatimes.com. Archived from the original on 25 March 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Actor Jaya Prakash Reddy passes away". The Indian Express. 8 September 2020. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 8 September 2020.
  7. ^ "16వ 'సంతోషం' అవార్డ్స్: ఉత్తమ నటుడు చిరంజీవి" [16th 'Santhosham' Awards: Best Actor Chiranjeevi]. Samayam Telugu (in Telugu). 27 August 2018. Retrieved 29 July 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ "Review : Adda – OK watch". 123telugu.com. Archived from the original on 18 August 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  9. ^ "Meelo Evaru Koteswarudu Teaser Out !". Archived from the original on 13 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  10. ^ "నంది అవార్డు విజేతల పరంపర (1964–2008)" [A series of Nandi Award Winners (1964–2008)] (PDF). Information & Public Relations of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 21 August 2020.(in Telugu)

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