Popular Telugu comedian Venu Madhav is no more. He passed away at 12:21 at Yashoda hospital in Secunderabad. He was suffering from liver and kidney related ailments. He was 39.
Venu Madhav shot into the limelight as a mimicry artist and then got a break in Tollywood. He was popular as the comic sidekick to the hero, holding his own even when a thespian like Brahmanandam ruled the roost in Telugu cinema. He acted in with most big stars in the industry, from Chiranjeevi to Venkatesh and received the Nandi award for the film Lakshmi.