Kannada Film Director Vijay Reddy Dies At 84

A file photo of Vijay Reddy. (Image courtesy: Instagram)


  • Vijay Reddy died on Friday night
  • He directed films such as Gandhada Gudi and Bhakta Prahlada
  • Actor Puneeth Rajkumar paid a tribute to him on Twitter


Eminent Kannada film director Vijay Reddy, who delivered many blockbusters, died at a hospital in Chennai, family sources said on Saturday, reported news agency PTI. Mr 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.” “Praying for the departed soul to rest in peace,” added Puneeth.

The actor said he was fortunate to have worked in the movie Bhakta Prahlada directed by Vijay Reddy.

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