Veteran Telugu actor Krishna passed away on Tuesday while receiving treatment for a heart arrest at a city-based private super-specialty hospital. He was 80.
The hospital admitted Mr. Krishna, the father of actor Mahesh Babu, early on Monday and put him on a ventilator.
Following the cardiac arrest, he was treated by a multidisciplinary group of medical professionals. According to hospital officials, the actor passed suddenly on Tuesday around 4 am.
Mr. Krishna, whose real name was Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna Murthy, was one of the finest actors of his era and had appeared in 350 movies. In addition, he had success as a director and producer. In 2009, the Padma Bhushan award was given to him.
Jay Galla, the leader of the TDP, was also married to Mr. Krishna. In the 1980s, he joined Congress and was elected to the House of Representatives; however, he left politics in the wake of Rajiv Gandhi’s passing.
Indira Devi, his wife and the mother of Mahesh Babu passed away. In January, Ramesh Babu, his older son, passed away. He lost his second wife, actress Vijaya Nirmala, in 2019.
Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna Murthy’s age and date of birth.
Krishna was born on May 31, 1943, in the Guntur area of what is now Andhra Pradesh. Ghattamaneni Raghavayya Chowdary and Nagaratnamma are his parents.
Siva Rama Krishna Murthy’s career.
Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna Murthy, also known by his stage name Krishna, was a Telugu-dominant actor, director, and producer from India. Over the course of a five-decade cinematic career, he played a range of parts in more than 350 films. In the media, he is referred to as a “Superstar.” He received the Padma Bhushan award from the Indian government in 2009 for his services to Indian film.
In 1989, he won a seat in parliament as a member of the Congress party. He was given the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – South in 1997, and in 2008, he also received an honorary doctorate from Andhra University.
Krishna’s film career began with bit parts in movies like Paruvu Prathishta (1962), Padandi Mundhuku (1962), and Kula Gothralu (1961). (1963). He made his acting debut in the 1965 movie Thene Manasulu and went on to play in movies like Sakshi (1967), which received positive reviews and won the Tashkent Film Festival in 1968.
National Film Award
He appeared in Pandanti Kapuram, which won the 1972 National Film Award for Best Telugu Feature Film. He has performed in roles in a variety of genres, including drama, western, fantasy, action, spy, and historical movies.
As well as Adurthi Subba Rao, V. Madhusudhan Rao, K. Viswanath, Bapu, Dasari Narayana Rao, and K. Raghavendra Rao, Krishna also worked with other well-known directors of the era. He also holds the record for working on more than 48 films with Vijaya Nirmala and 47 films with Jaya Prada with the same actress. At the age of 69, Krishna declared his resignation from politics in December 2012.
Siva Rama Krishna Murthy’s married life. Who are his children?
Vijaya Nirmala and Indira Devi (1952–2022) were Krishna’s spouses (1969–2019). With Indira Devi, he had five kids: Padmavathi, Manjula, Priyadarshini, and two sons, Ramesh Babu and Mahesh Babu. On the Sakshi filming sets, Krishna met Vijaya Nirmala (1967). They didn’t have any children together and collaborated on more than 40 movies.
Mahesh Babu is one of the highest-paid performers in Telugu cinema, while Ramesh Babu was a film producer. Manjula is wed to actor and producer Sanjay Swaroop, while Priyadarshini is wed to actor-producer Sudheer Babu. Padmavathi is wed to Galla Jayadev.