Amanchi Venkata Subrahmanyam
|Amanchi Venkata Subrahmanyam (AVS)|
|Born||Amanchi Venkata Subrahmanyam
2 January 1957
Tenali, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Died||8 November 2013
|Residence||Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India|
(Late) Shiva Kameswary
Amanchi Venkata Subrahmanyam (2 January 1957 – 8 November 2013) was a journalist, actor, comedian, producer and director. He was better known by his initials, AVS. He has acted in nearly 500 films.
Early life and career
AVS was born on 2 January 1957 at Tenali town, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. He was introduced to the film industry by director Bapu through his film Mister Pellam in the year 1993. With this film, he became a comedy star in Telugu film industry. For his role he bagged many awards including Nandi Award by Government of Andhra Pradesh. He won many private and Government awards for both in films and in TV shows. He produced two films: 'Uncle' and 'Ori Ni Prema Bangaaram Kanu…!' and directed 4 films, namely Super Heroes, Ori Ni Prema Bangaaram Kaanu..!, Room Mates, and Kothimooka. He was General Secretary of the Movie Artistes Association for 3 terms.
AVS sustained kidney and liver trauma for some days. He had a liver transplant in 2008. He died on 8 November 2013 at his son's residence in Manikonda, Hyderabad after multiple organ failure.
|2014||Hum Tum - Telugu||Telugu|
|2009||Bendu Apparao RMP||Telugu|
|2007||Yamagola Malli Modalaindhi||Telugu|
|2005||Veeri Veeri Gummadi Pandu||Telugu|
|2003||The Rite, a Passion||Telugu|
|2001||Apparao Ki Oka Nela Thappindi||Telugu|
|2000||Kante Koothurne Kanu||Telugu|
|1998||Aavida Maa Aavide||Telugu|
|1996||Intlo Illalu Vantaintlo Priyuralu||Telugu|
|1996||Sri Krishnarjuna Vijayam||Telugu|
|1996||Oho Naa Pellanta||Telugu|
|1996||Akkada Abbai Ikkada Ammayi||Telugu|
|1994||Punya Bhoomi Naa Desam||Telugu|
|1993||Vaddu Bava Tappu||Telugu|
|1993||Ish Gup Chup||Telugu|
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