Veteran Tollywood actor and former Union Minister U. V. Krishnam Raju passed away this past weekend. The late rites were performed on September 12 with state honours on Monday. Family members, friends, colleagues and politicians, were in attendance as everyone paid tearful farewell to the late ‘rebel star’. Prabhas, his nephew, was extremely emotional as he assisted during the last rites and comforted the family.
The last rites took place at Moinabad near Hyderabad. Mahesh Babu, and Allu Arjun met the star and provided comfort to Prabhas, who was in tears during the last rites.
U. V. Krishnam Raju was 83 when he breathed his last at AIG Hospital in Hyderabad on September 11 following his prolonged illness. He acted in more than 180 films in his 50-year career.
On the work front, Prabhas will next star in Om Raut’s Adipurush and Prashanth Neel’s Salaar.