Ahuti Prasad

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Ahuti Prasad

Posted: 02/08/2016 06:10 PM IST
Ahuti Prasad

Ahuti Prasad was born as Adusumilli Janardhan Vara Prasad to A. Ranga Rao and Hymavathi. Originally from Koduru of Krishna district near Mudinepally,[6] his family migrated to Raichur in Karnataka when he was a child. He became interested in acting during his college days and sought a career as an actor. After completing his education, he moved to Hyderabad and joined the Film Institute of veteran director V. Madhusudhan Rao. Devadas Kanakala was the principal of the institute during this time. Ramjagan and the late Achyuth were his classmates there.

His career started with the film Vikram directed by V. Madhusudhan Rao which was Nagarjuna's debut film. Prasad also worked as an assistant director for V. Madhusudana Rao for the film Malle Moggalu. Producer Shyam Prasad saw him on the sets of the film Ee Prashnaku Baduledi? where he was working and offered him a role in his film Ahuti. Because of the big break the film gave him, he came to be known popularly as Ahuti Prasad. In 2003, he won the Nandi Award for Best Villain for the film Nenu Ninnu Premistunnanu. In 2008 he won a Nandi Award for Best Character Actor for the film Chandamama. Ahuti Prasad passed away on January 4th 2015 while undergoing treatment for cancer.

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