Actor Vinod, who was popular for his villainy and character roles in Telugu cinema industry, passed away today at early morning 3’o clock. After he suffered a brain stroke, the actor was taken to the hospital immediately. The treatment didn’t help Vinod and the doctors announced him dead. This news shocked the entire Tollywood. Vinod’s original name is Arisetti Nageshwara Rao. Vinod started his career as a lead actor in Keerthi Kantha Kanakam, which was directed by V
Visweswara Rao in 1980. Later, he switched on to the villain and character roles. Chanti, in which he played the brother to
Meena Durairaj made him popular and he is also famous for the film
Lorry Driver with
Nandamuri Balakrishna and Indra by “
Chiranjeevi.” Vinod had played in more than 300 movies. Our deepest condolences to his family members! May his soul rest in peace!