Actor Jaya Prakash Reddy who mainly play comedy and villain roles in South Indian movies passed away today at the age of 73.

The actor who was staying at his hometown in Guntur due to the lockdown has collapsed in the bathroom after getting a heart attack.

Jaya Prakash, who's fondly called as JK, started his movie career in the 80s.

He became a well-known artist in Tollywood, and became popular in Kollywood after playing a vital role in Dhanush and Genelia starrer 'Uthima Puthiran'.

The movie industry has now lost a great artist.

Our deepest condolence to the actor's family, friends and fans. May his soul rest in peace.