Actor-politician UV Krishnam Raju passes away at Hyderabad

This morning, the well-known actor UV Krishnam Raju, who was 83 years old, died suddenly after suffering a heart attack. He had been experiencing problems with his health for some time. The information that is currently available reveals that he passed away at 3:25 in the morning as he was being treated at the AIG Hospital in Gachibowli, Hyderabad.

It has been stated that the actor’s immortal ashes would reportedly be delivered to his house after 12:00 pm on Monday, and also that his final rites will reportedly take place in the afternoon on Monday. This information was provided by a member of the actor’s family.

Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju was born in 1940 in Mogalthur, Andhra Pradesh. He was a journalist after finishing school. He later became a prominent actor in 1966’s ‘Chilaka Gorinka’ and is known for his negative roles.

Raju got President’s Awards in 1977 and 1978 and Nandi Awards in 1977 and 1984. He won 4 Filmfare Awards for “Amradipam,” “Bobbili Brahman,” “Tandra Paprayudu,” and “Dharmatmudu” (1983).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the death of the actor.

“Saddened by the passing away of Shri UV Krishnam Raju Garu. The coming generations will remember his cinematic brilliance and creativity. He was also at the forefront of community service and made a mark as a political leader. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti”

Union Home Minister Amit Shah also condoled the actor’s death and wrote on Twitter,

“Sad to know that Telugu cinema’s favourite star and former Union Minister U Krishnam Raju has left us. He won millions of hearts with his versatile acting and worked for the betterment of society. His demise leaves a deep void in our Telugu cinema. My condolences.

 

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