He would’ve been 60 now! How we miss you, AVS gaaru!!


Amanchi Venkata Subrahmanyam better known by his initials, A.V.S. was an Indian film; character actor, comedian, producer, director, and journalist known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema. Known for his expressions, dialogue delivery, comic timing and many such wonderful traits, AVS gaaru is regarded as one of finest comic actors in Tollywood.

1. He has starred in over 500 movies in his span of time.1avs

2. He has been awarded 4 Nandi Awards including the ones for Best Comedian, Special Jury and Best Character Actor.2avs

3. He produced two films: ‘Uncle’ and ‘Ori Ni Prema Bangaaram Kanu..’.3avs

4. He directed 4 films, namely Super Heroes, Ori Ni Prema Bangaaram Kaanu..!, Room Mates, and Kothimooka.4avs

5. He served as a General Secretary of the Movie Artistes Association for 3 terms.5avs

6. He started his career and also won fame with the film, ‘Mr.Pellam’.6avs

7. Alasyam AMrutham, Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi, Baachi and many other movies are some of his famous movies.7avs

8. After playing lead roles in movies, he turned himself as a father or any other supporting character too which have been amazing.8avs

9. D.Ramanaidu recollects his movie with AVS and says, “”No matter the length of the role, AVS always made it his own.”9avs

10. He also played roles with negative shades and stood out in them.10avs