Stars Throng Funeral Of Mahesh Babu’s Superstar Father Ghattamaneni Krishna
HYDERABAD, (ANI) – Veteran Telugu actor Ghattamaneni Krishna‘s funeral was held here with several family members and celebrities from all over Tollywood coming over to pay their last respects.
In a video that surfaced on YouTube, a visibly grieved Mahesh Babu, actor, and son of Krishna, is seen mourning while being surrounded by several of his near and dear ones, including several of his star colleagues from the film industry. Legendary actor Chiranjeevi was among the earliest to attend the funeral. The ‘Acharya’ actor looked extremely sorrowful, as he offered a garland to the mortal remains of Krishna Garu.
‘Arjun Reddy’ actor Vijay Devarakonda came and paid his sincere condolences. He was seen offering flowers to late Krishna Garu’s mortal remains. He was also seen consoling several other mourners at the funeral.
A visibly heartbroken Mohan Babu couldn’t hold back his tears upon reaching Krishna Garu’s mortal remains. He went on to give a hug to Mahesh Babu and console him. The Padma Shri awardee is known for films like ‘Sri Ramulayya’ and ‘Khaidi No. 786’.
‘Pushpa: The Rise’ actor Allu Arjun was also spotted at the funeral, dressed all in white and shaking hands with several of his colleagues and dignitaries present there.
‘RRR’ fame actors Ram Charan and Jr. NTR were also present at the funeral.
Ram Charan was seen consoling the late veteran’s son and sharing words of comfort with him while sitting beside him.
Jr. NTR, dressed in a solemn blue kurta, came to the funeral with a heavy heart and met with many of the deceased actor’s family members.
Other actors whose presence was noted at the event included Rana Daggubati, Prabhas, D Suresh Babu and Naga Chaitanya.
The ‘Alluri Seetarama Raju’ actor passed away in Hyderabad. One of the busiest actors of his times, he was working in at least a dozen films every year. The year 1969 saw the release of his 15 movies. This trend continued throughout the 1970s. He worked in as many as 18 films in 1972. At one time, he was working in three shifts. Successive hits made him a superstar in Tollywood. He was also called a real hero for being very handsome.