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Raavi Kondala Rao, Veteran Telugu Actor, Dies Of Cardiac Arrest At 88



Veteran Telugu actor Raavi Kondala Rao breathed his last on July 28, 2020, in Hyderabad. The 88-year-old died of cardiac arrest. According to a report in TOI, he was suffering from heart-related ailments. Raavi was not only a great actor of the Tollywood industry, but also a writer, theatre artist, producer and director. He has appeared in more than 500 films and his contributions to the world of Telugu Cinema will always be cherished. Veteran Actress Kumkum Passes Away.

Raavi Kondala Rao, born in Samarlakota, Andhra Pradesh, was one of the finest actors. In a career spanning six decades, he has delivered many memorable roles. He had made his acting debut in 1958 with the film Sobha. Tene Manasulu, Pelli Pusthakam, Dasara Bullodu, Radha Gopalam, are some of his other notable works. His wife, Radha Kumari, who passed away in 2012, was also a renowned actress. The duo had worked together in several films. Rajat Mukherjee Passes Away: Anubhav Sinha, Ashoke Pandit, Manoj Bajpayee Mourn The Director’s Demise.

Chiranjeevi, who had also worked with Rao told TOI, “I had the good fortune of working with him right from the beginning of my career. A multifaceted genius, Raavi Kondala Rao leaves behind a void in Telugu Cinema.” Former CM of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu and actor-politician Pawan Kalyan had offered condolences on the demise Raavi Kondala Rao.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 30, 2020 11:23 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)



Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland


Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Check Out Brie Larson’s YouTube Video Here:

We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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