Anushka Shetty, Mahesh Babu paid tribute to actor Krishnam Raju


Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju, popularly known as Krishnam Raju, was a veteran politician and actor in the Telugu language. He was 82. Krishnam Raju, also known as Rebel Star, had a successful career in both politics and the film industry. The seasoned actor passed away in Hyderabad while dealing with health issues.

Due to health issues, veteran Telugu actor Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju, well known as Krishnam Raju, passed away on September 11 morning. He was 82. His diabetes mellitus, coronary heart disease, post-cardiac stenting, chronic heart rhythm abnormality, and heart dysfunction were all known conditions. For peripheral vascular disease, he had leg surgery and an amputation last year. He was using nebulized inhalers for his chronic bronchitis, COPD, and renal problems.

For post-Covid problems, Krishnam Raju was admitted to the hospital on August 5. He was found to have severe infective bronchitis as well as severe pneumonia brought on by bacteria and fungi that were antibiotic resistant. During his hospital stay, the late actor experienced an irregular heartbeat and decreased kidney function. Since his admission in the hospital, he had a ventilator supporting him. A group of specialists from the pulmonology, critical care, cardiology, nephrology, infectious diseases, and vascular surgery departments were in charge of managing Krishnam Raju. He was receiving the proper care and was being closely watched. The veteran actor died today at 3.16 am due to heart attack after suffering complications from acute pneumonia on September 11.

Anushka Shetty posted a photo with Krishnam Raju and wrote, “Rest in peace our very own Krishnam raju garu a legend a soul with the biggest heart ..U will live on in our hearts (sic).”

Manoj Manchu posted, “This can’t be true. Such a great human being we will miss you dearly sir. Ur contribution to the film industry and the society Wil live on forever and ever. Om Shanti #KrishnamRaju garu. We will love you forever (sic).”

Mahesh Babu tweeted, “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”

Nikhil Siddhartha tweeted, “A Legend Has left us A man with a Heart of Gold.. Rest in Peace sir will miss your Presence and Motivational words always @UVKrishnamRaju #KrishnamRaju (sic).”

Krishnam Raju, who was born in 1940, made his acting debut in 1966 with Chilaka Gorinka, which earned him a Nandi Award. The seasoned actor appeared in over 183 films during the course of his whole acting career. Radhe Shyam was his most recent flick. He was also a politician.