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Comedian Venu Madhav no more

Comedian Venu Madhav has passed away today in Hyderabad. He was having problems related to kidney. The comedian was being treated in Yashoda Hospital in Secunderabad. Venu Madhav is survived by his wife and two children.

He started his career with SV Krishna Reddy's Sampradayam in 1996. For more than a decade he was one of the most popular comedian in Tollywood.

Some of his popular films are Sontham, Nuvve Nuvve, Naaga, Samba, Arya, Gudumba Shankar, Shankar Dada MBBS, Mass, Bunny, Athanokkade, Super, Chhatrapati, Jai Chiranjeeva, Ranam, Pokiri, Kick, Desamuduru, Siddu from Sikakulam, Blade Babji Babji, Neninthe.

Venu Madhav has acted in almost 400 films. He won the Nandi award for his performance as a comedian in the film Lakshmi.

Celebrities wrote their tributes…

Varun Tej, actor
“#RIPVenuMadhav garu.Thank you for your contribution to telugu cinema. Condolences to his family and friends.”

Nani, actor
“I remember how much I controlled my laughter holding the clap board when Venu Madhav gaaru was in the frame during Radha Gopalam. His energy and timing are unmatchable. God bless his soul and my deepest condolences to the family.”

Nithin, actor
“Sad to hear about the sudden demise of one of the finest comedians of Telugu cinema, #VenuMadhav garu. May his soul rest in peace.”

Surender Reddy, director
“Saddened to hear about the sudden demise of Venu Madhav garu!! Deep condolences to his family.”

Bellamkonda Srinivas, actor
“Rest in peace #Venumadhav garu,Thank you for entertaining us with you are impeccable comedy timing my condolences to the family!”

Sai Dharam Tej, actor
“Rest in peace #VenuMadhav garu...you’re place is irreplaceable in the film industry...my deepest condolences to the family members.”

Sudheer Babu, actor
“There is only one moment, a comedian can make you cry instead of laugh ... Unfortunately, that's too early in #VenuMadhav garu's life. Saddened by the news.”

Manchu Manoj, actor
“It's shocking and sad to hear about the demise of actor Venu Madhav garu. You were the reason behind our smile number of times sir. You will be missed May your soul Rest In Peace! Deep condolences to his family!”