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The Journey Of Rami Reddy From A Journalist To An Actor

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Rami Reddy, whose full name was Gangasani Rami Reddy, was born in Valmikipuram village in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. After obtaining a journalism degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad, he briefly worked as a journalist at MF Daily. However, his passion for films led him to make a pivotal career shift, leaving behind his journalism job.

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Early Days 

Embarking on his journey in the world of cinema, Rami Reddy started with Telugu films. It was in the 1989 movie “Ankusam” that he catapulted to fame, thanks to his remarkable dialogue delivery in the role of ‘spot pedatha.’ His performance caught the attention of the industry, and a year later, he reprised his villainous role in the Hindi remake of “Ankusam,” now known as “Spot Anna.”

From there, Rami Reddy’s career as a villain took off, and he became a prominent figure in both Hindi and Telugu films over the following decade. His impactful portrayals left a lasting impression on the audience and further solidified his position in the world of Indian cinema.

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Bollywood’s Favorite Villain

After the success of “Prathibandh,” Rami Reddy expanded his horizons and began working in various languages, all the while managing to maintain his popularity in Bollywood. He received appreciation for his performances in films like “Gunda” (1998), “Khuddaar” (1994), “Shapath” (1997), and “Waqt Humara Hai” (1994). Notably, his portrayal of Colonel Chikara in the movie “Waqt Humara Hai,” starring Akshay Kumar and Suniel Shetty, achieved cult status.

Over the course of his career, Rami Reddy appeared in more than 200 films, spanning multiple languages. During the 90s, he became a recognizable and well-loved face in Bollywood. His impressive filmography boasts popular movies such as “Andolan” (1995), “Dilwale” (1994), “Angrakshak” (1995), and “Elaan” (1994), further cementing his position as a versatile and accomplished actor in the industry.

గంగసాని(అంకుశం) రామిరెడ్డి,Ankusam Rami Reddy

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Last days of Rami Reddy 

Rami Reddy had an unwavering desire to continue entertaining his audience until his very last moments. However, in 2010, his health began to deteriorate, and he sought medical advice. The devastating news came back that Rami was suffering from liver cancer, which had also affected his kidneys. As the days passed, his condition worsened, and he became almost unrecognizable during his final days.

Despite his brave fight and indomitable willpower, Rami ultimately succumbed to the relentless cancer, at the age of 52 he passed away in Hyderabad on April 14, 2011. His legacy in the world of cinema remains, as he had left an unforgettable impact through his numerous performances on the silver screen.

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