Kondavalasa Lakshmana Rao, (10 August 1946 2 November 2015), well known as Kondavalasa, was a Telugu film and stage actor who was a comedian in Tollywood. Before featuring in movies, Kondavalasa was only a stage actor, having given more than 1000 stage performances. Director Vamshi gave him an opportunity in his film Avunu Valliddaru Ista Paddaru. His famous dialogue Aithe okey from the film Avunu Valliddaru Ista Paddaru was remarkable and thus made him popular. After that, he appeared in many Telugu movies and made a name inTollywood. His last movie Ainaa Ishtam Nuvvu, is set to release in February, 2016.