Superstar Krishna passes away, Actor suffers with Cardiac Arrest

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Veteran actor Superstar Krishna passes away in early hours on Tuesday, November 15. He suffered a massive cardiac arrest and was admitted to Continental hospital in Hyderabad on Sunday night.

The news was shared by producer, director MS Raju on his official twitter account.

Superstar Krishna

Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna Murthy popularly known as ‘Super Star Krishna’ in telugu industry. Krishna is an Indian actor, director and producer known for his acting  predominantly in Telugu cinema. In a film career spanning five decades, he starred in more than 350 films in a variety of roles. He is referred to as Superstar in the Telugu film industry.

He was born on 31st May 1943 in Burripalem, Guntur district of present-day Andhra Pradesh. His parents are Ghattamaneni Raghavayya Chowdary and Nagaratnamma.

Krishna was married to Indira and later to Vijaya Nirmala. He met Vijaya Nirmala on the sets of Sakshi in 1967. He has five children with Indira Devi; two sons – Ramesh Babu and Mahesh Babu, and three daughters – Padmavathi, Manjula and Priyadarshini.

Ramesh Babu was a film producer while Mahesh Babu is one of the highest-paid actors in Telugu cinema. Padmavathi is married to Galla Jayadev, Manjula is married to producer and actor Sanjay Swaroop and Priyadarshini is married to actor-producer Sudheer Babu.

Krishna worked with his wife Vijaya Nirmala in over 40 films.

Awards and Achievements

In 2009, the government of India honored him with the Padma Bhushan for his contributions to Indian cinema. He was elected as a Member of Parliament for the Congress party in 1989. In 1997 he received the Film fare Lifetime Achievement Award-South. In addition to Honorary doctorate from Andhra University in 2008.

Movie Career

Super star career began with minor roles in films such as ‘Kula Gothralu’ in 1961, ‘Padandi Mundhuku’ in 1962 and ‘Paruvu Prathishta’ in 1963. He was then cast in ‘Thene Manasulu‘ in 1965 as one of the male leads. Despite commercial pressure being placed on adurthi Subba Rao, the film director, to drop Krishna, the film was released as originally planned. It was a success and Adurthi repeated the cast for his next film ‘Kanne Manasulu’ in 1966.

Krishna bounced back with his lavishly made home production ‘Paadi Panta’ in 1976. The film, which dealt with several contemporary agrarian issues, was a runway hit at the box office. His performance in Raja Rajeswari Vilas Coffee Club – his second film under the Vijaya banner – was also successful. A third film produced by Krishna in that year was moderately successful ‘Rama Rajyamloo Raktha Paasam’.

Apart from his  production work and his acting in those self-produced films, he also acted in ‘Kolleti Kapuram’, ‘Bhalee Dongalu’ and ‘Devudee Gelichaadu’ during 1976.

It was in 1976 that Krishna also announced that he was to produce ‘Kurukshethram’. This surprised N.T. Rama Rao, who also wanted to make a movie called ‘Daana Veera Soora Karna’, based on the epic.

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