- Narayana Reddy, the beloved Indian chef better known as YouTube star Grandpa Kitchen, has died
- Reddy passed away on Sunday, 27 October at the age of 73
- A video shared to his YouTube Channel on Thursday, 30 October showcased some of Reddy’s best moments as well as his burial ceremony
Narayana Reddy, the beloved Indian chef better known as YouTube star Grandpa Kitchen has died at age 73, with tributes pouring in from heartbroken fans.
The Indian star was best known for cooking huge meals, which would be given to children in the community.
The YouTube channel Grandpa Kitchen currently boasts more than six million subscribers, and since its inception in August 2017, has amassed over 600 million views.
The 73-year-old was well-loved internationally for cooking gigantic meals for less fortunate Indian children and orphans.
He cooked everything from French fries to burgers, and butter chicken to lamb biryani.
His YouTube videos always opened with the statement: "Loving. Caring. Sharing. This is my family," and ended with shots of children eating the prepared food.
Although the senior YouTube star was laid to rest on Sunday, 27 October, his official cause of death has not been announced.
An emotional montage was uploaded to the star’s YouTube channel, ending with the words: "You are alive forever in our hearts. Though not being around [sic]."
Tributes from viewers have been pouring in on social media, with many sharing Narayana’s iconic catchphrase:
"Loving, caring, sharing. Goodbye, grandpa.
"Thank you for your kindness and generosity, Grandpa. May your soul rest in peace."
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