Veteran Telugu actor Vijay Prasad, popularly known as Vizag Prasad, passed away on Sunday at the age of 75. The senior actor took his last breathe at Yashoda Hospital in Hyderabad. According to reports, Vijay Prasad was suffering from a prolonged illness and passed away at around 3 AM on Sunday due to a cardiac arrest. Actor Sumanth took to Twitter to offer condolences and said, “Rest in peace! Had the pleasure of working with Vizag Prasad garu in Gowri.”
Vizag made his acting debut in 1985 with the film Babai Abbai and in his career spanned over three decades, he has worked in around 175 films. He has also starred in TV serials including Idhi Maa Prema Katha, Allari Bullodu, and Ranivari Bangla. Vizag Prasad was last seen on the big screen in 2017 film Idhi Maa Prema Katha. Directed by Karthik Kodakandla, the film starred Ravi and Meghana Lokesh in the lead role and was.
Vijay Prasad is survived by his wife Vidyawati and two children.