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Born Kunapareddy Achyuta Vara Prasad
Machilipatnam, Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh, India[1]
Died 26 December 2002
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Residence Chikkadpally, Hyderabad, Telangana, India[2]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Ramadevi[1]
Children Sai Sujatha
Sai Sivani
  • Kunapareddy Ramarao (father)
  • Kunapareddy Sujatha (mother)

Achyuth (1960 - 26 December 2002) (born Kunapareddy Achyutha Vara Prasad) (కూనపరెడ్డి అచ్యుత వరప్రసాద్) was a Telugu film and television actor.[3] He acted in over 50 films, and 50 tele serials. He received five Nandi Awards in his career. He died of a heart attack on December 26, 2002. He is notable for his supporting roles in the films like Thammudu, Bavagaru Bagunnara?. He also played lead roles in popular Telugu TV serials like Antharangalu, Anveshita.[4]

Personal life[edit]

He was born in Machilipatnam, Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh to Koonapareddy RamaRao and Koonapareddy Sujatha. He has two brothers and two younger sisters. He was married to Ramadevi and had two daughter's, Sai sujatha and Sai sivani.

Acting career[edit]

He made his debut as an actor with the film Taj Mahal but the first release was Mangalyabalam.[5] He was quite popular with serials like Himabindu, Antarangalu, Anveshitha, etc. He acted with stars like ANR, Chiranjeevi, Mahesh Babu, Pawan Kalyan, Venkatesh, Balakrishna, Mammootty, and many other actors.


He produced ANR, Krishna (actor) in serials along with Pradeep, Ashok, Kadambari kiran.

Political views[edit]

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

Notable filmography[edit]

Film Role Year
Okkadu Siva 2002
Vasu (film) Vignesh 2002
Daddy (2001 film) Ramesh 2001
Murari (film) Murari(guest role) 2001
Eduruleni Manishi 2001
Kouravudu Rahul 2001
Narasimha Naidu 2001
Thammudu (film) Chakri 1999
Tholi Prema 1998
Yuvarathna Rana 1998
Bavagaru Bagunnara 1998
Gokulamlo Seeta 1997
Hitler (1997 film) 1997
Swati Kiranam Radha Krishna 1992
Prema Entha Madhuram Shyam Sunder 1991


He died of a heart attack at age of 41 and took his last breath on December 26, 2002. Many people involved in film and television industry came to see him as he was not only a good actor but also a courteous man who made many friends by his character.[3] [6]


  1. ^ a b "Achyuth Telugu actor Biodata". Retrieved 17 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "టీవీ ఆర్టిస్టు అచ్యుత్‌ హఠాన్మరణం". ThatsTelugu. Retrieved 17 August 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "TV actor Achyuth dies of heart attack.". Hindu. Dec 27, 2002. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "కూనపరెడ్డి అచ్యుత్". Tollywood Times. Retrieved 17 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Film, TV actor Achyuth dies". Times Group. Retrieved 17 August 2016. 
  6. ^ "Achyuth". IMDB. Retrieved 2 September 2012.