Venu Madhav (actor)

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Venu Madhav
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Born(1968-12-30)30 December 1968
Died25 September 2019(2019-09-25) (aged 39)
ResidenceHyderabad, Telangana, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, Comedian
AwardsNandi Awards

Venu Madhav (30 December 1968 – 25 September 2019)[1] 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.[2] He received breakthrough in cinema with works such as Master (1997), and Tholi Prema (1998).[3][4]

In 2006, He received the state Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian for his work in the action comedy Lakshmi. He garnered 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).[5]

Early life[edit]

Venu Madhav was born on 30 December 1979 near Kodad in Suryapet district of Telangana state.[citation needed] He was married and is survived by 2 brothers, 2 sisters, wife Sree Vani and two sons; Madhav Swikar and Madhav Prabhakar.[6]

Death[edit]

He died on 25 September 2019 at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad, due to liver and kidney complications.[6][2]

Selected filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Sampradayam
1997 Gokulamlo Seeta
Master Venu
1999 Suswagatham
Tholi Prema Arnold Sekhar
Thammudu Subbu's friend
2000 Yuvaraju
Ennavale Mohan Tamil
Uncle
2001 Lady Bachelors
Priyamaina Neeku Chacha
Akka Bavekkada
Snehamante Idera
Andariki Vandanalu
2002 Aadi
Vasu
Adrustam Tarun's friend
Sontham Shesham's friend
Nuvve Nuvve
Gemeni
Ninu Choodaka Nenundalenu
2003 Naaga
Dil Venu
Simhadri Iyer
Kalyana Ramudu Shesham's friend
Sambaram
Simhachalam
Pellamtho Panenti
Abhimanyu
2004 Andhrawala
Anandamanandamaye
Venky Train Collector Nippu Nagaraju
Arya Ajay's friend
Adavi Ramudu Hanumanth
Samba sidekick of McDowell Mani
Shiva Shankar
Intlo Srimathi Veedhilo Kumari
Gowri Dev Anand
Gudumba Shankar
Sye Nalla Balu
Shankar Dada MBBS
Mass Beggar
2005 Dhairyam
Orey Pandu Venu
Sankranthi Nalla Balu
Sravanamasam MA Ratnam (one of the Navratnas)
Bunny Daiva Sahayam's assistant
Radha Gopalam
Subash Chandra Bose Radio
Hungama Balu
Mr.Errababu Kris
Athanokkade Gulab Singh
Andarivaadu Govindraju's friend
Kanchanamala Cable TV
Super Tattooist
Please Naaku Pellaindi Guruji
Allari Bullodu Balu
Muddula Koduku
Good Boy Veturi Sundara Rama Murthy
Political Rowdy
Chhatrapati Mahesh Nanda
Jai Chiranjeeva Venu
Bhageeratha
Modati Cinema
Moguds Pellams
Mahanandi
Gowtam SSC
2006 Devadasu
Lakshmi Tiger Satti
Happy
Sarada Saradaga Waiter
Ranam Venu
Raam
Pokiri Vice-President of Beggars Association
Bangaram Sathish
Kithakithalu Chain snatching thief
Maayajaalam Ghost
Ashok Jaggu
Andala Ramudu Ramudu's step-brother
Bhagyalakshmi Bumper Draw Aphisu
Gopi - Goda Meeda Pilli Krishnudu
Pellaina Kothalo
Khatarnak Puli
Annavaram Narasimha
2007 Desamuduru Tea seller
Yogi
Maharadhi
Evadaithe Nakenti
Madhumasam Pullayya
Sri Mahalakshmi Beggar
Munna Mohan
Operation Duryodhana
Bhookailas Kailas
Toss
Athidhi
Viyyalavari Kayyalu
Seema Sastry
Takkari
Godava
Maharajasri
State Rowdy
Bhajantrilu
2008 Krishna Tenant
Donga Sachinollu
Krishnarjuna
Idi Sangathi
Bhadradri
Premabhishekam Nageswar Rao
Aatadista
Bhale Dongalu Lorry Driver
Bommana Brothers Chandana Sisters
Michael Madana Kamaraju
Hare Ram
Ullasamga Utsahamga Fraud Billionaire
Maa Ayana Chanti Pilladu
Kathanayakudu
Gajibiji
Siddu from Sikakulam Apple
Gunde Jhallumandi Software Engineer Rajesh
Chintakayala Ravi Sai
Blade Babji Babji's gang member
Neninthe Venu
King Tension Bonda
2009 Maska
Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam Bangaram
Malli Malli
Tik Tik Tik
Kick Driver Azam
Naa Style Veru S.I. Rajalingam
Drona
Evaraina Epudaina
Gopi Gopika Godavari
Samardhudu
Ek Niranjan Chitti
Arya 2
Rs.999 Matrame
2010 Seeta Ramula Kalyanam Lankalo
Aakasa Ramanna P.Timothy
Sneha Geetham Lecturer AIDS Papa Rao
Simha Sanskrit lecturer Venkataratnam
Brindavanam Chitti
Kathi Kantha Rao Vaasu
2011 Katha Screenplay Darsakatvam Appalaraju Gannu
Dongala Mutha
Shakti Satti Babu
Chattam
Badrinath
Dhada
Money Money, More Money Shankarabharanam
Veedu Theda Udata Bhaskar
2012 Bodyguard 'Cash' Reddy
Racha
Nuvvekaddunte Nenakkadunta
2013 Naayak Venu
Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu
Jaffa
Something Something Cone Ice Bava
Adda
Masala Census officer
Nenem...Chinna Pillana?
2014 Yuddham Seenu
Laddu Babu
Jump Jilani
Autonagar Surya
2015 Rey Virus
Rudhramadevi Tittibi
2016 Dr. Paramanandaiah Student

References[edit]

  1. ^ Venu Madhav breathes his last at 50
  2. ^ a b "Telugu actor Venu Madhav passes away". 25 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Krishna Reddy's Spell: Comedians to Heroes". Oneindia.in. 11 September 2008. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  4. ^ ChennaiSeptember 25, India Today Web Desk; September 25, 2019UPDATED; Ist, 2019 13:26. "Popular Telugu comedian Venu Madhav dies at 190 in Secunderabad". India Today.
  5. ^ "Photos - Telugu Cinema - Cinemaa Awards 2003". www.idlebrain.com.
  6. ^ a b "Telugu film comedian Venu Madhav critical". 25 September 2019 – via www.thehindu.com.

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