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RIP Super Star Krishna: Legendary actor and Mahesh Babu's father passes away

The veteran actor suffered a massive cardiac arrest on Monday.

RIP Super Star Krishna: Legendary actor and Mahesh Babu's father passes away
Ghattamaneni Krishna (Courtesy: Mahesh Babu/Instagram)

Last Updated: 07.34 AM, Nov 15, 2022


This morning, legendary actor and Mahesh Babu's father, Krishna Ghattamaneni, passed away. He was recently taken to the Continental Hospital in Hyderabad after he had a serious heart attack. He was 79.

When the superstar was admitted to the hospital in the early hours of Monday, his health was in severe condition. According to a report in PTI, he was taken to the ICU to be treated and watched after getting emergency CPR. Krishna was being treated with a ventilator because of his serious condition.

They also said that his family had been told the right things about his health and that a skilled team of doctors from different fields was keeping a close eye on his condition. The veteran actor passed away this morning, despite the best efforts of a team of doctors, and it was a dark day in the Telugu film industry.

Krishna, who was born on May 30, 1942, in Burripalem, started working in 1961. He appeared in movies like Kula Gotralu and Paruvu Prathista at the beginning of his acting career. In the film Thene Manasulu (1965), he took on the role of the lead. After the release of Sakshi (1967), he gained enormous recognition and numerous offers.

As an actor, he became famous quickly, and he helped Tollywood use many new technologies, such as Cinemascope, Eastman Color, 70 MM, and DTS. He was the first actor to perform in spy and cowboy films.

Super Star Krishna was a skilled politician, actor, director, and producer. Under the name Padmalaya Studios, he made a number of successful films. He also made several movies and directed 16 of them. As an actor, he was in more than 350 movies.

Gudachari 116, Sakshi, Mosagallaku Mosagadu, Alluri Seetharamaraju, Tene Manasulu, Bhale Krishnudu, Kotthapeta Rowdy, and a number of other works are among his best-known. He last appeared in the 2016 film Sri Sri.

Fans and members of the industry were shocked by the great actor's death. The demise of the senior actor was lamented by numerous celebrities. His final rites and other information will be provided soon.

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