Rami Reddy (actor)

Gangasani Rami Reddy (1 January 1959 – 14 April 2011) was an Indian film actor in Telugu cinema. He also tried as director and producer. He is known for his negative roles, character roles and comedy timing. He was a well-known villain and he had an inimitable style with typical Telangana dialect. He shot to fame with his dialogue "spot pedatha" in the film Ankusam.[1][2]

Rami Reddy
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Born(1959-01-01)1 January 1959
Died14 April 2011(2011-04-14) (aged 52)
OccupationActor, director, producer
Years active1989–2011
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Children3

Early lifeEdit

Gangasani Rami Reddy was born in Chittoor district at Valmikipuram (formerly known as Vayalpad).[3] He did his BCJ (journalism) from Osmania University.[4]

CareerEdit

Before entering films, Reddy worked with Mf Daily as a journalist.[3] He shot to fame with his role as 'Spot Naga' in the super hit film Ankusam[3] and other movies including Osey Ramulamma, Ammoru, Gaayam, Anaganaga Oka Roju and Peddarikam. He acted in more than 250 films as a villain and character actor in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, Malayalam and Bhojpuri languages.[3]

DeathEdit

Rami Reddy had been suffering from liver and kidney ailments. He died on 14 April 2011[3] in a private hospital in Secunderabad. He was aged only 52 when he died.

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
1990 Ankusam Spot Naga Telugu
1990 Abhimanyu Kannada
1990 Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari Abbulu Telugu
1990 Pratibandh Gangster "Spot" Nana Hindi
1991 Abhimanyu Abbas Malayalam
1991 Parama Sivudu Telugu
1991 Naadu Athai Naadu Tamil
1991 Kshana Kshanam Inspector Yadav Telugu
1992 420 Rankaa Telugu
1992 Balarama Krishnulu Nukaraju Telugu
1992 Mahaan Malayalam
1992 Peddarikam Son of Parvataneni Parasu Ramayya Telugu
1993 Gaayam Sarkar Telugu
1993 Waqt Hamara Hai Colonel Chikara Hindi
1994 Allari Premikudu Bhairavaiah Telugu
1994 Elaan Mana Shetty Hindi
1994 Dilwale Goon Hindi
1994 Khuddar Swami Patil Hindi
1995 Ammoru Gorakh Telugu Dubbed in Tamil as Amman
1995 Angrakshak Vellu Hindi
1995 Andolan Baba Naayak Hindi
1995 Haqeeqat Anna Hindi
1995 Veer Hindi
1996 Angaara Honda Dada Hindi
1996 Rangbaaz Nandu Hindi
1997 Anaganaga Oka Roju Chocolate Telugu
1997 Hitler Rudraraju Telugu
1997 Jeevan Yudh Madan Hindi
1997 Kaalia Bhawani Singh Hindi
1997 Loha Takla Hindi
1997 Osey Ramulamma Landlord Jagannayak Patwari Telugu
1998 Thulli Thirintha Kaalam Devi's father Tamil
1998 Chandaal Durjan Rai Sahab Singh Hindi
1998 Hatyara Shishupal Singhania Hindi
1998 Gunda Kala Shetty Hindi
1999 Nenjinile Supari Tamil
1999 Ganga Ki Kasam Police inpector Hindi
1999 Dada Yeshwant Hindi
1999 Shera Hindi
1999 Jaanwar Raghu Shetty Hindi
1999 Sautela Hindi
2000 Qurbaniyaan Hindi
2000 Bhoot Raaj Patloo Hindi
2000 Adavi Chukka Gurunatham Telugu
2000 Daku Ramkali Hindi
2000 Krodh Kavre Hindi
2000 Ganapathi Telugu
2001 Galiyon Ka Badshah Hindi
2001 Mrugaraju Telugu
2002 2 Much Telugu
2003 Raghavendra Telugu
2003 Sambhu Telugu
2003 Villain Telugu
2003 Tada Bitthal Rao Hindi
2003 Satyaghath: Crime Never Pays Abbas Ali Hindi
2004 Anji Guruji Telugu
2004 Seshadri Naidu Telugu
2005 Kaki
2005 Pellam Pichchodu Telugu
2005 Slokam Telugu
2005 Athanokkade Pattabhai Telugu
2005 Nayakudu Telugu
2005 Bhamakalapam Telugu
2006 Mudhu
2006 Samanyudu Ramu Yadav Telugu
2007 Police Story 2 Kannada
2007 Panthaya Kozhi Nachappa Gounder Malayalam
2008 Adhe Navvu Telugu
2009 Jagadguru Sri Shiridi Sai Baba Telugu
2010 Dammunnodu Telugu
2010 Sandadi Telugu
2010 Anaganaga Oka Aranyam Telugu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Villain Ram Reddy dies of cancer". www.greatandhra.com. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Rami Reddy is no more." www.bharatstudent.com. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Actor Rami Reddy passes away". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 14 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Rami Reddy". IMDb.

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