Actor Sai Kumar's father passes away

Actor Sai Kumar's father passes away - Sakshi Post

Tragedy struck actor Sai Kumar.His father and popular Telugu actor PJ Sharma passed away following a massive heart attack at around 7.30 am at his Manikonda residence on Sunday.

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He is survived by three sons and two daughters. He was 70. "He has been unwell for a while. He suffered a heart attack and passed away at his house," a family source said.

Gallery: Sai Kumar's father last rites photos

Born in Vizianagaram, Sharma started his career as a character artiste and starred in over 150 films, mostly in Telugu and Kannada.

Some of his best films include "Athanu", "Ram Robert Rahim", "Collector Janaki" and "Talli Prema".

As a dubbing artist, he worked in over 500 films. His sons Sai Kumar, Ravi Shankar and Ayappa too are known dubbing artists as well as actors.

Sharma's grandson Aadi Pudipeddi, a promising Telugu actor, got married in Hyderabad on Saturday.

He attended the wedding function and took part in the celebrations as well. The funeral service for the actor will be held at the ESI Hindu Smashana Vatika.

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