Veteran Telugu Actor And Mahesh Babu’s Father, Krishna, Passes Away! Condolences Pour In

Hyderabad: Veteran Telugu actor and father of Mahesh Babu, Krishna (Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna) passed away at a Hyderabad hospital where he was undergoing treatment following a cardiac arrest. He was 80.

Krishna was admitted to the hospital on Monday after suffering from a cardiac arrest and he breathed his last after succumbing to respiratory issues at 2 am today.

The superstar of yesteryears was reported to be depressed since the death of his wife Indira Devi in September. In January, he lost his elder son Ramesh Babu.

Following his demise, the entire Telugu film industry is sad and celebs are sharing their condolences to Mahesh Babu and family through social media.

Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu expressed grief over the sad demise of Krishna. Taking to his Twitter account, he posted a throwback pic of himself with Superstar Krishna. Calling it an end of a film era, the politician offered his condolences saying it has been a tough year for Mahesh Babu.

In a career spanning five decades, Krishna acted in more than 350 films. He had begun his career in early 1960s. In 2009, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan for his contributions to Indian cinema. Known for his good-nature and courageous decisions, Krishna earned ever-lasting fame with his portrayal of the role of Alluri Sitarama Raju, a legendary freedom fighter in coastal Andhra Pradesh.



Comments are closed.