Veteran Telugu actor Krishna passes away

Krishna’s passing comes barely weeks after the demise of his first wife Indira Devi on September 28, 2022

His second wife Vijaya Nirmala passed away in 2019. His eldest son Ramesh Babu too is no more.

The veteran actor was born Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna Murthy on May 31, 1943, in Burripalem in Guntur district.

His career which spanned more than five decades had him starring in more than 350 films across genres.

The first cinema-scope Telugu film was the award-winning Alluri Seetharama Raju

He also introduced the style of cowboy movies in Telugu cinema, of which Mosagallaku Mosagadu

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Krishna established Padmalaya Studios in 1971 and produced and distributed both Telugu and Hindi films

Krishna was conferred with Padma Bhushan in 2009

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