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Tollywood senior actor Krishnam Raju passes away, Celebs Pay Tribute

At age 83, s Tollywood senior actor Krishnam Raju passes away.Chiranjeevi, Mahesh Babu and others pay tribute

Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju, popularly known as Krishnam Raju, was a veteran politician and performer in Telugu Cinema. He was 83. Krishnam Raju, also known as Rebel Star, had a successful career in both politics and the film industry. The actor passed away in Hyderabad while suffering from health complications.

Tollywood senior actor Krishnam Raju passes away, Celebs Pay Tribute
Tollywood senior actor Krishnam Raju passes away, Celebs Pay Tribute

In the wee hours of September 11th, legendary Telugu actor Krishnam Raju passed away. His brilliant career spanned more than a few decades. The veteran of Telugu cinema was reportedly receiving treatment at a private hospital for long-term health difficulties. 

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.

Members of the Southern film industries flooded social media after hearing of Krushnam Raju’s passing to grieve the “huge loss” and offer their condolences to his family.

Mahesh Babu took to Twitter and wrote, “Shocked to learn that Krishnam Raju Garu is no more… A very sad day for me and the entire industry. His life, his work, and his immense contribution to cinema will always be remembered. My deepest condolences to Prabhas and the entire family during this difficult time.”

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