Renowned producer-actor Atluri Pundareekakshayya is no more. He passed away on Thursday morning in Chennai.
A relative of the legendary NTR, he produced many films with NTR in lead role like Mahamantri Thimmarusu, Sreekrishnavataram, Manushullo Devudu, Aaraadhana, Maavaari Manchitanam, Bhale Thammudu, Melukolupu, etc.
He was also known for his villain role in Vijaya Shanthi`s film Karthavyam. He acted in more than twenty movies as an actor in Telugu, Tamil and Kannada.