Noted film personality, a versatile artist and multifaceted personality Gollapudi Maruthi Rao is no more. He breathed his last today at a hospital in Chennai. Gollapudi Maruthi Rao was 80 years old and is survived by a son.
Born on April 14, 1939, in Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, Gollapudi Maruthi Rao completed his studies at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He later joined All India Rao and simultaneously continued as a writer writing several plays, novels, stories etc. Gollapudi Maruthi Rao also wrote a weekly column, Jeevana Kaalam for over 24 years.
Gollapudi Maruthi Rao was a man with many talents. He was a writer (plays, books, and dialogues), journalist, and stage actor besides being an actor in movies. His contribution to Telugu literature is immense with works like Rendu Rellu Aaru, Patita, Karuninchani Devatalu etc. getting State Awards.
As an actor, Gollapudi Maruthi Rao’s journey began from Intlo Ramayya Veedhilo Krisnayya. His unique dialogue delivery and performance made him stand out among stalwart character actors of Telugu cinema.
Gollapudi Maruthi Rao has won six Nandi awards in various categories for Story, Screenplay, Dialogues, Comedian, Character Actor, and Actor. It is a reflection of the ‘genius’ versatility that he exhibited. Telugu cinema has lost a legend. May his soul rest in peace.Don't MissYSR Congress Not To Spare Pawan Kalyan Despite Being A Partner of BJP?Ruling YSR Congress Party seems to be trying to fire salvos on Janasena President Pawan...Don't MissPrabhas' Mother Calls It Heaven on Earth1989 & 90 were the years when Bhagyashree's name was on everyone's tongue as the...Don't MissDisco Raja Review -Sci-Fi Coated Routine Revenge DramaBOTTOM LINE Sci-Fi Coated Routine Revenge Drama OUR RATING 2.25/5 CENSOR UA - 2 hrs...Don't MissHigh Court Directs Government Not To Shift Offices to VishakapatnamIn what can be termed as another jolt to YS Jagan Mohan Reddy Government, Andhra...Don't MissNaga Shaurya Trying Hard for ItNaga Shaurya's next movie 'Ashwathama' is releasing on 31st January and it seems that the...