Suthivelu

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Suthivelu
Born Kurumaddali Lakshmi Narasimha Rao
(1947-08-07)7 August 1947
Bhogireddypalli, Andhra Pradesh, India
Died 16 September 2012(2012-09-16) (aged 65)[1]
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Spouse(s) Lakshmi Rajyam

Suthivelu (Telugu: సుత్తి వేలు) (born Kurumaddali Lakshmi Narasimha Rao; 7 August 1947 – 16 September 2012) was an Indian film character actor, and comedian known for his works in Telugu cinema. Regarded as one of the finest comic actors in Telugu, He has acted in more than 200 films, and has garnered four state Nandi Awards.[2]

Early life[edit]

Suthivelu's father was a teacher. From an early age he was interested in drama and also developed an interest in acting. He then decided to take up acting seriously. At the age of 7, he had given a stage performance in his town. His father discouraged him and asked him not to show interest in acting. He started his film career with "Mudda Mandaaram" (Telugu), and acted in many of Jandhyala's films, which made him famous.

Career[edit]

Suthivelu's comedy spanned from 1980 to 2000 in Tollywood. He is famous for timing his dialogues and expressions, particularly in director Jandhyala's comedy films. His collaboration with Suthi Veerabhadrarao is very popular and the duo was nicknamed Suthi Janta. During his childhood, he was very lean, so one of his neighbours Jaanakamba used to call him Velu (meaning finger in Telugu). His name in the film [Naalugu Stambhalata is Gurnadham. After the success of Naalugu Stambhalata, people started calling him Suthivelu. He also acted in Popular Telugu comedy serials such as Anandobrahma on Doordarshan and Lady Detective on ETV.

Personal life[edit]

Suthivelu was married to Lakshmi Rajyam, and have four children, three girls and a boy. He died on 16 September 2012.

Awards[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Other notes
2013 Ramachari James bond Jr. Final film
2012 All the Best
2009 Sasirekha Parinayam
2008 One
2007 Andariki Vandanalu
2006 Modati Cinema
2006 Veerabhadra
2005 Aa Naluguru
2005 Slokam
2004 Xtra
Maanikyam
Chillara Mogudu Allari Koduku Lawyer
2002 123
1996 Pavithra Bandham
1995 Anaganaga Oka Roju
1993 Ladies Special
1992 Enti Bava Marinu Nakkalagudu Naga Bhupati Heroine Father
1992 Samsarala Mechanic Ramanadham
1991 Aditya369 Police Constable
Chinababu
Sreenivasakalyanam
Jebudonga
Khaidi No.786
Donga Pelli
Allari Pellam
Apoorva Sahodarulu
Maranamrudangam
Repatipourulu
Chaitanya
Parthudu
Deshamlo Dongalupaddaru
Jaanakiramudu
Killer
Kalikaalam
Appula Appa Rao Ammaji's Husband
Edurinti Mogudu Pakkinti Pellam Sri Lakshmi's husband / Co-brother of Rajendra Prasad
Iddaru Pellala Muddula Police Kantamma's Husband
1990 Jayammu Nischayammu Raa! Jagannadham, Sumalatha (Heroine) father
1989 Athaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu
Bandhuvulostunnaru Jagratha One of the relatives who comes to Rajendra Prasad's home, Suryakantam's son
Hai Hai Nayaka School Principal, Sarabhalingam Master
1988 Yamudiki Mogudu Vichitragupta
1988 Bhama Kalapam Doctor
Chikkadu Dorakadu
Chinni Krishnudu
Choopulu Kalisina Shubhavela Cameo appearance as a Koya Dora
Jeevana Ganga
Sahasam Cheyara Dimbhaka
1987 Donga Mogudu
1987 Gundammagari Krishnulu
Bhale Mogudu
Dabbevariki Chedu
1987 Manmadha Leela Kamaraju Gola Sandeham, Sutti VeeraBhadaRao's Servant
1986 Chantabbai Ganapati, Chiranjeevi's assistant
Karu Diddina Kapuram
Pratighatana Police Constable One of his favourite Role
Repati Pourulu (Vandemataram)
1985 Raktha Sindhuram
Devalayam
Rendu Rella Aaru
1984 Mahanagaramlo Mayagadu
1984 Anandabhairavi
Babai Abbai Heroine's father
Srivariki Premalekha Ananda Rao
1983 Khaidi
Trisoolam
Palletoori Monagadu
Adavallu Aligithe
Puttadi Bomma
Rendu Jella Sita Neighbor of Heroes and Sri Lakshmi's husband
1982 Naalugustambhalata Gumasta or Assistant of Sutti Veerabhadra Rao
Mudda Mandaram Receptionist Debut Movie

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Suthi Velu passes away". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Suthi Velu passes away". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 

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