Sunday, February 21, 2016
Actor Vasireddy Pradeep Shakti died of heart attack in New York on Saturday.
Cine actor Pradeep is a native og Guntur and used to stay for a while in Lakshmipuram before moving to Hyderabad and later to the United States where his family started a hotel. He was well known for his roles in films like Mani Ratnam’s Nayakudu and Vamsi’s classics Chettu Kinda Pleader, Ladies Tailor and April Okati Vidudala etc.,Pradeep has acted in the last movie ‘Subrmanyam For Sale’.
He had also directed a politically controversial movie called 'Kaliyuga Viswamitra'. He migrated to the USA in late 90’s and started restaurants. His restaurants "Baba hut", "Gongura" in NJ are very famous among South Indian people.