Venu Madhav (actor)
|Died||25 September 2019(aged 49)|
Venu Madhav (30 December 1969 – 25 September 2019) was an Indian film actor, television presenter, mimicry artist and comedian known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema, and few Tamil and Kannada films. He was one of the finest comedians in the Telugu cinema, he starred in over 600 films in a variety of roles, starting his career as an impressionist; imitating celebrities, politicians, and local dialects. He received breakthrough in cinema with works such as Master (1997), and Tholi Prema (1998).
In 2006, he received the state Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian for his work in the action comedy Lakshmi. He won two CineMAA Awards for best comedian for his work in V. V. Vinayaks' romantic comedy Dil (2003); and S. S. Rajamouli's sports comedy Sye (2004).
Venu Madhav was born on 30 December 1969 near Kodad in Suryapet district of Telangana state. He was married and is survived by two brothers, two sisters, his wife Sree Vani and two sons: Madhav Swikar and Madhav Prabhakar.
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