Raju was being treated at AIG Hospital. The hospital said in a statement that he was admitted on August 5 due to complications post-Covid.
Actor Uppalapati Krishnam Raju passed away.
Former Union minister and veteran actor Uppalapati Krishnam Raju passed away during treatment at a private hospital in the early hours of Sunday. He was 83 and is survived by his wife and three daughters. Raju was the uncle of the famous actor Prabhas from the film ‘Bahubali’. Hospital sources said that he was suffering from post-Covid-19 problems. He was admitted to the hospital on August 5.
Uppalapati Krishnam Raju was a two-time Lok Sabha member and served as a Union Minister of State in the government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Raju, popularly known as Rebel Star, acted in more than 180 films and was in discussion with his rebellious characters. He made his film debut in 1966 with the Telugu film ‘Chilaka Gorinka’. He was awarded many awards for his acting.
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— BJP Telangana (@BJP4Telangana) September 11, 2022
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— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 11, 2022
Known as Rebel Star
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao condoled his death. Rao said in a statement that Krishnam Raju, who performed brilliantly in several films during a career spanning 50 years and won the hearts of film audiences as a ‘rebel star’ with his unique acting style, is a great loss to Telugu cinema. Is. Condoling the death of the former minister, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Telangana unit chief Bandi Sanjay Kumar said in a statement that Krishnam Raju’s death is tragic and it is a great loss to the BJP, the Telugu film industry and the people. .
died during treatment
Raju was being treated at AIG Hospital. The hospital said in a statement that he was admitted on August 5 due to complications post-Covid. He had pneumonia. The hospital said that on September 11, pneumonia took a serious form and due to complications, he breathed his last at 3:16 pm.