Well-regarded Telugu filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna, exceptional recognised for guiding memorable movies consisting of Ankusam, Ammoru and Arundhati among others, handed away in Hyderabad on Friday.
According to a supply near Ramakrishna’s family, he passed away while present process remedy at the AIG Hospitals.
“On Thursday, he was rushed to AIG Hospitals after he complained of breathlessness. He became present process remedy in ICU and became later shifted to the ventilator. Despite being below consistent supervision, his health circumstance kept deteriorating. He surpassed away within the afternoon,” a source close to the own family instructed IANS.
Ramakrishna made his directorial debut with 1982 Telugu romantic comedy Intlo Ramayya Veedhilo Krishnayya with big name Chiranjeevi.
Following his successful debut movie, he went on to work with all the leading stars of 1980s and 1990s in Telugu cinema. Having predominantly directed films in Telugu, Ramakrishna additionally made movies in Kannada and Tamil.
He turned into known for championing the usage of visible outcomes (VFX) to beautify cinematic experience in Telugu cinema. His films like Ammoru and Arundhati had been praised for their VFX work.
Some of his different popular films consist of Gudachari No 1, Muddula Krishnaiah, Pelli Pelli Pandiri and Rikshavodu.
Nagaharavu in Kannada in 2016 turned into the closing movie of the director, who turned into conferred the Raghupathi Venkaiah Award for his contribution to Telugu cinema in 2012.
In 2016, Ramakrishna also commenced paintings on a biopic on Sathya Sai Baba, and it functions Malayalam actor Sreejith Vijay in the titular role. The project still stays incomplete.
Ramakrishna’s demise has sent shockwaves across Telugu filmdom. Several popular personalities took to Twitter to explicit their condolences.
Actor Mahesh Babu tweeted, “Extremely saddened by means of the news of director Kodi Ramakrishna garu’s demise. His contribution to Telugu cinema is unheard of; our enterprise will in no way overlook his paintings. My thoughts and prayers are along with his closed ones. May his soul rest in peace.”
Actor Sudheer Babu wrote on his Twitter web page, “We misplaced a pioneer. A visionary filmmaker who located the potentiality for VFX movies on Telugu display screen. Ammoru and Arundhati are my personal favourites. Kodi Ramakrishna Garu can be overlooked. My private condolences. May his soul relaxation in peace.”