Tollywood Veteran Actor Chalapathi Rao passes away

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Another tragedy happened in Tollywood. Popular actor Chalapathi Rao (78) passed away. He died of a heart attack at his residence in Hyderabad. Senior actor Kaikala Satyanarayana passed away two days ago, now with the sudden death of Chalapathi Rao, there has been a deep tragedy in the Tollywood film industry. Many movie stars are posting on social media to pray for his soul to rest in peace. Chalapathi Rao has two daughters and a son. Son Ravi Babu is a director, actor and producer. Chalapathi Rao is staying at his son Ravi Babu’s house in Banjara Hills MLA Colony.

Chalapathi Rao was born on May 8, 1944 in Balliparru, Krishna district. He is recognized as an actor and producer. He acted in more than 600 films. He made his debut in the film industry with the movie ‘Gudhachari 116’ released in 1966. NTR, Krishna, Nagarjuna, Chiranjeevi, Venkatesh’s films as a supporting actor and antagonist, he received praise from all. Chalapathy Rao worked as a producer for other films like ‘Kaliyuga Krishnadu’, ‘Kadapa Reddamma’, ‘Jagannatakam’, ‘Pellante Nurella Panta’.

Chalapathi Rao has a special bond with Sr. NTR. He acted with three generations of actors. ‘Yamagola’, ‘Yugapurushu’, ‘Driver Rama’, ‘Akbar Saleem Anarkali’, ‘Bhale Krishna’, ‘Saradha Rama’, ‘Justice Chaudhary’, ‘Bobbili Puli’, ‘Fight with Law’, ‘Thief Rama’, ‘ Allari Alludu’, ‘Allari’, ‘Ninne Pelladata’, ‘Nuvve Kavali’, ‘Simhadri’, ‘Bunny’, ‘Bommarillu’, ‘Arundhati’, ‘Sinha’, ‘Dammu’, ‘Legend’ and many hundreds of films. Played key roles. Chalapathi Rao was not seen on the silver screen after last year’s release ‘Bangarraju’.

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Funeral on Wednesday
Chalapathy Rao’s last rites will be held after his daughter comes from America, his family members said. His body will be kept at Ravi Babu’s house for fans to visit till Sunday afternoon. Mahaprasthanam will be kept in the freezer after 3 pm and the last rites will be conducted on Wednesday.

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