He was 74.
Rallappali, who had been suffering from a liver problem, passed away at 6.16 PM following a cardiac arrest, hospital sources said.
He was admitted to the hospital on May 15, they said.
Rallapalli began his acting career in theater at a young age and subsequently entered films.
He had also worked as a staff artiste in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Ralapalli acted in more than 800 films and was popular as a comedian and character artiste.
He was a five time winner of the the prestigious Nandi award in undivided Andhra Pradesh.
Some of his well-known films include 'Thoorpu velle Railu', 'Srivariki Prema Lekha' and 'Rendu Rellu Aaru'.
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