Krishnam Raju, a legendary Telugu actor and former BJP politician, died at the age of 82 in Hyderabad. Nationwide tributes and condolence letters have poured in for the Rebel star.
All about the incident!
Krishnam Raju, a legendary Telugu actor, passed away in the early hours of September 11th. His brilliant career spanned more than a few decades. The veteran of Telugu films was reportedly receiving treatment at a private facility for long-term health difficulties. In Hyderabad, the 83-year-old actor passed away.
In a few days, the politician-turned-actor was supposed to be released from the hospital. The health of the former BJP leader, however, did not get any better. Notably, he was the first actor to hold the position of Union Minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s administration.
Tributes by notable Tollywood personnel!
Members of the Southern film industry flooded social media after hearing of Krishnam Raju’s passing. All expressed their sorrow over the “huge loss” and sent their condolences to his family.
Nikhil Siddhartha, best known for his work on Karthikeya 2, expressed his sorrow at the tragic passing of the Rebel actor on Twitter. “A legend has departed us,” he wrote. A guy with a golden heart We shall always miss your presence and inspirational remarks, sir. Rest in Peace. Krishnaraj is on Twitter as @UVKrishnamRaju.
Trade expert Ramesh Bala wrote: —Veteran Telugu actor and political leader Krishnam Raju died earlier this morning. He was 82. A major setback for TFI! God has mercy on his soul!
Tollywood director BA Raju and his production crew lamented the death as well. “With movies like Katakatala Rudrayya, Bobbili Brahmanna, RangoonRowdy, and Tandrapaparayudu, # Krishna Raju Garu has established a place for himself and developed a reputation as a “Rebel Star.” In addition to being widely successful, his performance in the movie Amaradeepam earned him multiple prizes for “Best Actor”.
The well-known actor Manchu Manoj found it difficult to accept the passing of Krishnam Raju. He tweeted, “This is not possible. Such a wonderful person. Sir, you will be sorely missed. Your impact on the movie business and on society will endure forever. I salute you, Krishnaraju. We shall always adore you. “
Krishnam Raju — well-known roles.
The late Krishnam Raju, known for his iconic roles in Tandra Paparayudu, Amara Deepam Katakatala Rudrayya, and Manavoori Pandavulu, among many others, was the Baahubali series’ famed Prabhas’ uncle. He was last seen in Prabhas’ Radhe Shyam.