Director Beeram Leela Vara Prasad, known for his films like Mayagadu, Vishnu and Bandipotu passed away at the age of 57. This ace director breathed his last on saturday night at his residence at Hyderabad. Prasad was in coma from past 3 years. He survived by his wife lakshmi, son Sudhakar and daughter Getha Supriya. His last rites were performed on sunday morning. Directors like Tammareddy Bharadwaj and Relangi Narasimha Rao attended the ceremony. Beeram Leela Varaprasad was born in Gudivada, Krishna District. He did his apprentice under top director KSR.Das and directed 23 films in Telugu. He even directed top stars in Tamil,Kannada and Hindi. In Hindi he directed stars like Dharmendra,Mithun Chakravarthy and Shatrughan Sinha.