Narayana Reddy of 'Grandpa Kitchen', a YouTube channel with 6.12 million subscribers, passed away aged 73 in his native Telangana village on October 27.
Reddy, who had viewers from around the world, gained popularity as he would cook large amounts of food and then distribute it in orphanages. Users expressed their condolences, with many sharing his catchphrase, "Loving, caring, sharing". '
Grandpa had gained massive popularity as he would cook large amounts of food and then distribute it in orphanages.
"Loving, sharing and caring, this is my family," grandpa had seen saying in a final tribute video posted on the channel, documenting his last rites.
In his videos that got seen by people across the globe, cooking on a firewood stove, grandpa was well known for his special recipes and his versatility, whether it was making traditional biryani, or making burgers and even pizzas, without an oven.
He was also known for his desserts, from chocolate cakes to pancakes, milkshakes, and pudding.
"He is everyone’s grandpa and will forever be in our heart. He shall rest in peace," said one user.
"This makes me really sad. One good person is less on earth. Rest in peace grandpa and thank you. May your kind soul live forever," another user added.