Mandya Ravi Biography
Ravi Mandya is a well-known actor, and his most famous role was in Savarna deergha sandhi (2019).
Actor Mandya Ravi, who is also known as Ravi Prasad, passes away. The actor who hails from Mandya district breathed his last at a private hospital. His friends, family members and television actors have mourned his untimely death.
Cause of Death
The news of actor’s death has been confirmed by his father Dr Mudde Gowda. Mortal remains of Ravi will be kept for public viewing his native Mandya and last rites is likely to be performed on Thursday. Producer and actor Jayashree has expressed shock over the death of Ravi. Kannada Television Association president Shivakumar too has mourned the death of a Ravi He had acted in serials like Magalu Janaki, Varalakshmi stories and Nammane Yuarani.
According to sources, “The actor was suffering from multiple organ failure failed to respond to the treatment.”
Reaction to his Death
ETimes TV was able to get in touch with the actress Ankita Amar, who recently had the chance to co-star alongside the late actor in the daily soap Mandya Ravi.
Ankita broke her silence after hearing the tragic news of the loss of her favorite actor and said, “Hearing the news that Mandya Ravi sir has passed away has rendered me speechless and shocked. It is very upsetting to learn such terrible news. I pray that God will give his family the fortitude they need to get through this difficult time. Additionally, Mandya Ravi sir was a talented artist, and his absence will be felt throughout the industry.”
“I was thrilled when I learned that Mandy Ravi sir was roped in to essay the character of Shankarmurthy in Nammane Yuvarani. I have watched him act effortlessly since childhood and was a big fan of him as well. Getting to share screen space with him was another level of excitement for me. I did have a wonderful time shooting with him on the sets of our show,” shared Ankita.
Ankita continued by adding, “The way Mandya Ravi sir would express himself in front of the camera was very intense. He would get into the skin of the on-screen character and give his best shot. In Nammane Yuvarani, he was essaying the role of a baddie, and the way he would enact a few scenes was a treat to watch on the sets. His eyes would bring out so much of emotions.”
The actress takes a trip down memory lane and thinks back to a day when she was filming a stressful sequence for the movie Nammane Yuvarani.
“There was this particular scene where I was asked to slap Mandya Ravi sir as the scene demanded it. So, before going for the shot, I asked him if he was ok with the shot. I was very nervous about this particular scene. Interestingly, when I shared the same with Mandya Ravi sir, he asked me to just get involved in the scene and give it the best shot. Although we were having fun amidst that particular shot, the situation took a drastic change when the director said action. Both of us got into our on-screen characters and the scene came out really very well,” shared Ankita.
She summed up by saying, “Not just this particular scene, there are many other beautiful and memorable incidents I would like to cherish related to Mandya Ravi sir. He was an artist who could carry any role effortlessly. He will be deeply missed.”