Prominent Telugu director Kodi Ramakrishna passed away today at a private hospital in Hyderabad. The filmmaker was admitted few days ago and his condition was said to be critical ever since. And today, the popular director breathed his last at the hospital. Telugu film industry is mourning the loss of a great talent who was also an inspiration to many young and aspiring filmmakers. Mahesh Babu, Jr NTR, Sudheer Babu and several others have given condolences to the director's family and have been recounting his contribution to the film industry on various social media platforms. "Extremely saddened by the news of director Kodi Ramakrishna garu’s demise. His contribution to Telugu Cinema is unparalleled, our industry will never forget his work. My thoughts & prayers are with his closed ones... May his soul rest in peace!" [sic] tweeted Mahesh Babu. "Telugu Cinema has lost a Legend. #RIPKodiRamaKrishnaGaru . You will be missed," [sic] tweeted Jr NTR who was very close to the filmmaker.
Kodi Rama Krishna has directed more than hundred films in Telugu cinema and was a rare talent. The director has attempted every genre in his films including emotional drama and sci-fi. Majority of his films were with megastar Chiranjeevi and the duo have delivered many blockbuster hits like Gudachari No 1, Intlo Ramayya Veedhilo Krishnayya, Anji and many others in the 80s' and 90s'.
May his soul rest in peace!
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