Pradeep Shakti died February 20, 2016, in New York.
He was an Indian Telugu actor, director, and businessman.
Shakti full name is Vasireddy Pradeep Shakti who hails from Guntur district Andhra Pradesh.
Pradeep was known for his impeccable negative roles in many movies in 1980’s like Nayakudu, Guna etc.
He had also directed a politically controversial movie called ‘Kaliyuga Viswamitra’. He migrated to the USA in late 90’s and started restaurants.
He had a restaurants “Baba hut”, “Gongura” in NJ are very famous among South Indian people.
Pradeep Shakti passed away at 60 yrs old.