Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday condoled the death of popular Tollywood actor and former Union Minister Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju.
KCR said that the death of Krishnam Raju is a great loss for the Telugu silver screen. Krishnam Raju acted as a hero in several films in his 50-year career and won the hearts of many as a ‘rebel star’ with his unique acting.
The Chief Minister said further that the death of Krishnam Raju, who served the people of the country as a member of Lok Sabha, as a Union Minister and through the field of political administration, is sad.
KCR prayed for his soul to rest in peace. He also expressed his deepest condolences to the family members of late Krishnam Raju.
Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has also expressed grief over the demise of Krishnam Raju.
He lauded the contribution of the versatile actor to films and public life and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved family members.