Eminent Kannada film director Vijay Reddy, who delivered many blockbusters, died at a hospital in Chennai, family sources said on Saturday. Reddy, 84, was suffering from age related ailments following which he was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai, where he breathed his last on Friday night.
He left a deep imprint on movie buffs with his films Gandhada Gudi, Bhakta Prahlada and Na Ninna Mareyalare.
Condoling his death, Kannada film actor Puneeth Rajkumar tweeted, “Vijay Reddy, who had directed my father Dr Rajkumar’s movies such as Gandhada Gudi, Mayura and Na Ninna Mareyalare passed away.”
ತಂದೆಯವರ ಮರೆಯಲಾಗದ ಸಿನಿಮಾಗಳಾದ ಗಂಧದಗುಡಿ, ಮಯೂರ, ನಾ ನಿನ್ನ ಮರೆಯಲಾರೆ ಹಾಗು ಹಲಾವಾರು ಸಿನೆಮಾಗಳನ್ನು ನಿರ್ದೇಶಿಸಿರುವ ವಿಜಯ್ ರೆಡ್ಡಿ ಅವರು ನಿಧನರಾಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಅವರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನದ ಭಕ್ತ ಪ್ರಹ್ಲಾದ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ನಾನು ನಟಿಸಿರುವುದೆ ನನ್ನ ಭಾಗ್ಯ. ಅವರ ಆತ್ಮಕ್ಕೆ ಶಾಂತಿಸಿಗಲಿ. pic.twitter.com/oyd7ajbGrM
— Puneeth Rajkumar (@PuneethRajkumar) October 9, 2020
Praying for the departed soul to rest in peace, Puneeth Rajkumar said he was fortunate to have worked in the movie Bhakta Prahlada directed by Reddy.
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