Raavi Kondala Rao Death Dead – Ravi Kondala Rao Obituary: Cause of Death
Raavi Kondala Rao (11 February 1932 – 28 July 2020) was a film actor, playwright, theatre artist, journalist, editor, producer, director and writer who appeared in Telugu films and performed in over 600 films. Veteran actress Radha Kumari was his wife.
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Kondala Rao started his career as a journalist while he was studying Fourth Form in 1947. He was born in Icchapuram in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh and the youngest of seven brothers. His father, Raavi Chitambaram was a Post Master in the erstwhile Madras Presidency. His grandather, Raavi Kaamanna, was a royal priest and astrologer for the Vijayanagaram Gajapathi Raju clan.
He worked as an editor, writer and columnist for English and Telugu dailies and weeklies such as Eenadu, Vanitha, Jyothi, and Vijaya Chitra.
He also worked for publishing houses and magazines such as Dalton Publications, and Chandamama.
He was closely associated with Telugu Cinema stalwarts such as Bapu-Ramana, Gollapudi Maruthi Rao, Rallapalli among many others.
According to reports, he was rushed to a hospital in Begumpet, Hyderabad where he died.