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Thousands Turn Up To Pay Last Respects To Veteran Actor Krishna

The Father of actor Mahesh Babu, Krishna breathed his last at 4:10 am on Tuesday. He was 79. Some of his well-known films are 'Alluri Seetharama Raju', 'Mosagallaku Mosagadu' and 'Gudachari 116' among others.
by Vignesh K | November 16, 2022 18:12 IST
Thousands Turn Up To Pay Last Respects To Veteran Actor Krishna

On Wednesday, hundreds of fans, prominent politicians from Telugu states, and Tollywood celebrities came to pay their tributes to the venerable actor Krishna. People waited in line at Padmalaya Studio to pay their respects and spend some time with the superstar.

 
Krishna passed away early on Tuesday at a hospital in Hyderabad while undergoing treatment for a cardiac arrest. Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, and leaders cutting across party lines paid their respects. He was 79.
 
He was popularly known as Superstar Krishna and reigned the Telugu film industry during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. Krishna, the father of actor Mahesh Babu, died on Tuesday at 4:10 a.m. He was 79.
 
Fans descended to Padmalaya Studio in large numbers to catch the last glimpse of the actor, who acted in about 350 films in a career spanning over five decades. Telangana Governor and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister consoled Krishna's son and popular actor Mahesh Babu, son-in-law and MP Galla Jayadev, and other family members.
 
Krishna's last rites will be performed with state honors later in the day at Mahaprasthanam in Jubilee Hills.


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