Nandamuri Harikrishna died in a road accident early this wednesday. Mr Harikrishna’s sons Junior NTR and Kalyam Ram, both actors, were the first to reach the hospital and broke down on seeing the body of their father.
Family was in absolute shock when they reached Kamineni Hospital at Narketpally.
Nandamuri Harikrishna ‘s brother-in-law N. Chandrababu flew from Vijayawada along with his son when he got this information.
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“Beginning as a child artist, Harikrishna donned many roles in Telugu movies and endeared himself to people. As a political leader too, he rendered commendable services. His tragic death is a deep loss to the TDP and the state,” the Chief Minister said in a statement.
Leader of opposition in the Assembly Y S Jaganmohan Reddy also condoled the former minister’s death. “Shocked at the sudden demise of Nandamuri Harikrishna. My thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family members,” Mr Reddy said in a tweet.
Actor Balakrishna, former central minister and sister, D.Purandeswari along with D. Venkateshwara Rao also visited hospital. Actor Jagapati Babu was also among those who came to hospital.
It was tough for police to control the crowd, which gathered outside the hospital.
Otherthen relatives several friends, Telugu Desam party leader and Telugu film actors are coming to Mr. Harikrishnan ‘s house in hyderabad. Mr Harikrishna’s another sister and Naidu’s wife Bhuvaneswari and her daughter-in-law Brahmani reached the residence.
Mr Naidu, who is also president of the TDP, expressed his shock over the death of Harikrishna , a member of party’s highest decision making body, politburo. He described Harkrishna ‘s death as a huge loss to the family and TDP.
Mr Naidu recalled his services to the film industry and politics. He also recalled that NTR was very fond of him and picked him to drive his Chaitanya Ratham across Andhra Pradesh.
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao expressed grief over Harikrishna ‘s death and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved family.