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Veteran Film Actor Dhulipala died

Dhulipala acted in over 300 movies

Guntur, April 13, 2007

Veteran Telugu film Actor Dhulipala Seetharama Sastry died on Friday morning after a prolonged illness. He was 86 and is survived by two sons. He was admitted to a private hospital where he had his last breath.

Dhulipala was born in 1921 and worked in over 300 movies and took to 'sanyas' in 2001 after being inspired by Swami Jayendra Saraswati of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham. He has setup a Maruthi Ashram in Guntur. Dhulipala started his acting career at a young age of 13 years and took full-time actor in 1961 with the film 'Bheeshma'. His historical role as Shakuni in 'Srikrishna Pandaveeyuam' acting along with NTR brought fame to him.

Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy expressed grief at the death of Dhulipala and described him as an actor who never compromised with the values and set best standards. Noted Telugu Writer Dr. C. Narayana Reddy and Telugu University Vice Chancellor A. Manjulata also condoled the death.

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