New Delhi. Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju, veteran actor of Telugu cinema and uncle of Bahubali fame Prabhas, has passed away at the age of 82. Krishnam Raju took his last breath today i.e. on the morning of September 11 in Hyderabad. Let us tell you that Krishnam Raju was known as the Rebel Star of Tollywood. Veteran actor Krishnam Raju acted in more than 180 films in his cinematic career, including the most successful films like Jeevan Taranglu, Mana Voori Pandavulu, Antama Theerpu, Amara Deepam and Palanati. Krishnam Raju was last seen acting on screen in his nephew Prabhas’ Radhe Shyam.
According to the information, Krishnam Raju was suffering from health-related problems for some time. He was undergoing treatment from a private hospital in Hyderabad, but today at the age of 83, the actor said goodbye to the world. The news of the death of Krishnam Raju has created a wave of mourning in the entire South Industry. People are expressing their condolences on social media.
This can’t be true. Such a great human being 🙏🏼 we will miss you dearly sir. Ur contribution to the film industry and the society Will live on forever and ever. Om Shanti #KrishnamRaju garu. We will love you forever🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/RwgAFG8GaM
— Manoj Manchu🏻❤️ (@HeroManoj1) September 11, 2022
After the actor’s death, actor Manoj Manchu tweeted, “This can’t be true. Such a great person We will miss you very much sir. Your contribution to the film industry and society will live on and on forever. Om Shanti #KrishnamRaju garu. We will love you always’.
Let us tell you that actor Krishnam Raju was also active in politics. It is said about him that Krishnam Raju was the first actor to serve as a Union Minister in the cabinet of former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee.