Comedian M S Narayana passes away

  • Acted in 700 movies since 1995
  • Wanted to be writer, ended up as a comedian
  • Son Vikarm is a director, Daughter also in film industry

Hyderabad, January 23: Telugu film industry lost another accomplished actor.  Well known comedian M S Narayana who was critical and was under treatment at KIMS hospital, breathed his last today. He was 63.  He is survived by wife Kala Prapurna, son Vikram and daughter Sasi Kiran.

MS Narayana was shifted to Hyderabad KIMS hospital for better treatment from Bhimavaram. He was suffering from kidney and heart related problems. On Thursday evening, his condition remained critical though doctors said he was responding to the treatment. However, at about 9.40 a.m. on Friday, he was declared dead.

Mylavarapu Surya Narayana, well known as MS Narayana was born on April 16, 1951 in Nidamarru, West Godavari district.    He started working as a lecturer and later entered the film industry. His debut film was Lingababu, a love story.  He acted in nearly 700 movies and had also written dialogues for eight films and won the prestigious Nandi award five times for his roles in Ram Sakkanodu, Sarduku Podam Randi, Sivamani and Dukudu Movies. He also won the Filmfare award for his role in Dukudu movie.  Patas, Reyi and Shankara movies are ready for release.

Narayana entertained the Telugu audience for more than two decades as a comedian.  He was popular for his role as a drunkard.  He began his film career in 1995.  He wanted to become a writer and ended up as a comedian. His son and daughter are also in the  film industry.  His son Vikram directed the movie Bhajantreelu.

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao condoled the death of Narayana saying the film industry has lost a good actor. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, who is in Davos too condoled the actor’s untimely demise. YSR Congress President Y.S. Jagan expressed shock and grief at the death of the popular actor and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved family.  Several film personalities  expressed grief over the demise of Narayana and conveyed their condolences to the bereaved family members. (NSS)

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