He is suffering from a liver ailment
Popular Telugu film comedian Venu Madhav on Tuesday was admitted to a corporate hospital in Secunderabad for a liver ailment. His condition is said to be critical.
Sources in the hospital said that Mr. Venu Madhav was shifted to Intensive Critical Care Unit and put on life support system.
Sources said the comedian was in the hospital for two weeks and discharged on Sunday. He was reportedly advised to undergo liver transplantation. As his condition turned serious, family members brought him to the hospital on Tuesday noon, sources said.
The 39-year-old actor, born in Kodad of Suryapet district, has not been active of late due to health-related issues.
However, in December last, he evinced interest in contesting the Assembly elections and even filed nomination papers from Kodad assembly constituency.
Mimicry artiste-turned-comedian Venu Madhav has acted in over 170 movies in Telugu. He acted in a couple of Tamil movies too.
He made his movie debut with Sampradayam in 1996 and was last seen in the film Dr. Paramanandaiah’s Students Gang in 2016.