Ravi Teja, Gopichand Malineni, Surender Reddy amongst others tweeted condolences on RR Venkat’s demise.
Telugu movie producer RR Venkat, also referred to as JV Venkat Phanindra Reddy, breathed his final early morning in the present day, 27 September. The 57-year-old was reportedly hospitalised for kidney-related illnesses at a private hospital in Hyderabad.
A number of outstanding celebrities within the Telugu movie business took to social media to pay tribute to the Poola Rangadu producer.
Actor Ravi Teja paid tribute to Venkat, calling him “among the best producers” he had labored with.
Telugu director Gopichand Malineni additionally took to social media to specific his condolences, calling Venkat a “passionate film-maker” who at all times inspired him. Venkat was the producer of Malineni’s first film Don Seenu.
Director Sreenu Vaitla stated that Venkat “was a man of guts and ambition”. The Dookodu director stated that he had met the producer a couple of occasions and at all times discovered him to be very obsessed with movies.
Director Surender Reddy also paid tribute to the producer. Venkat had produced Reddy’s 2009 movie Kick, which was later remade right into a Hindi movie of the identical title.
Venkat had produced a lot of hit movies beneath the banner of RR Film Makers. He had produced a number of super-hit movies similar to Kick, Autonagar Surya, Bahumathi, Don Seenu, Hungama, Samanyudu, and Andhrawala. His manufacturing credit additionally embrace the films Mirapakay, Dhamarukam, Pretty, Gundamma Gaari Manavadu and Poola Rangadu.
Venkat had also produced a lot of Hindi motion pictures together with James and 2004 Urmila Matondkar and Saif Ali Khan starrer Ek Hasina Thi.
He had additionally produced a Hollywood movie known as Divorce Invitation. The movie starred Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Jonathan Bennett within the leads and was the remake of Telugu director SV Krishna Reddy’s Aahwanam. The Telugu film had Srikanth and Ramya Krishnan because the leads. The Hollywood film was directed by Reddy as effectively and co-produced by MSP Srinivas Reddy and Venkat.
In 2011, the producer was additionally the recipient of an honorary doctorate for his social work from the Open Worldwide College for Complementary Medicines on the College of Colombo.