YouTube star Grandpa Kitchen, who cooked gigantic meals for orphans, has died
By Amanda Yeo
YouTube channel Grandpa Kitchen has announced its beloved star Narayana Reddy passed away on October 27. The 73-year-old resident of Telangana, India, rose to internet fame through his popular cooking videos, in which he prepared ridiculously large portions of food.
Reddy’s outsized meals weren’t a simple pursuit of internet notoriety, but a reflection of his equally outsized heart. The results of Reddy’s cooking went straight into to the mouths of hungry orphans, while the proceeds from his YouTube channel are reportedly donated to charities.
“Our goal is to provide basic necessities like food, clothing, school supplies and birthday gifts to orphans,” states Grandpa Kitchen’s Patreon.
Many viewers were touched by Reddy’s warmth, generosity and optimism, and expressed concern as his health appeared to decline over the past few months. His last cooking video was posted on September 20, after w