Hyderabad, Feb 12 : Popular Telugu film producer and director Vijya Bapineedu died at his residence, here on Tuesday.
He was 83 and ailing for quite some time.
He wielded megaphone for 19 well received films mostly featuring megastar Chiranjeevi and Shobhan Babu during his chequered career. Bapineedu directed mega movies like "Gang Leader","Khaidi No 786", Big Boss" and "Magadhira".(UNI)