RR Venkat passes away: Noted Telugu film producer RR Venkat passed away today morning. He died due to kidney failure at AIG Hospital in Gachibowli, Hyderabad on 27th September. The producer had been undergoing treatment for kidney ailments for quite some time.
RR Venkat is known for bankrolling Telugu movies- Paisa, Autonagar Surya, Businessman, Mirapakay, Don Seenu, Damarukam, Lovely, Poola Rangad, Prema Kavali, Kick, Bahumathi, Gundammagari Manavadu, Victory, Maayajaalam, Andhrawala and Samanyudu under his banner RR Movie Makers. He is also known for bankrolling Bollywood films, James and Ek Haseena Thi and others. He also made the English movie Divorce Invitation, in which Jonathan Bennett played the lead role and it was directed by veteran SV Krishna Reddy which was a remake of SV Krishna Reddy’s Srikanth and Bahaubali fame Ramya Krishnan starrer Aahwanam.
He was also known for his charity work and in 2011, he received honorary doctorate from the open International University for Complementary Medicines at University of Colombo for his contributions as a social worker.
RR Venkat as a producer supported a lot of director to revive their career.
www.tollywood.net is expressing their deepest condolences over the demise of Telugu producer RR Venkat. May his soul rest in peace.