Tollywood industry woke up with the shocking death news of their
legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao. He died
of cancer, today (January 22), after battling for life in the Care
Hospital. Though, he has not done any Mollywood movies, he is more
famous as the father-in-law of Amala in the Malayalam industry.
Almost all stars from the South Film industry expressed their
condolences to the family. Mammootty wrote on his official Facebook
page and even tweeted likewise: A legend passes away, he will be
remembered for his immense contributions to the industry. My hearty
condolence to the family. RIP Nageshwara Rao Sir.
tweeted: Saddened by the death of legendary actor Nageswara Rao
Sir, Irreparable loss to film industry. May his soul rest in peace.
He wrote on his official facebook page: Deeply saddened by the
demise of Legendary Actor Nageswara Rao Sir...Irreparable loss to
Indian film industry...Privileged to share screen space along with
him in the movie 'Gandeevam'.. May his soul rest in peace
Apart from Tollywood, even the Kannada stars were shocked to
hear the death news of Nageswara Rao. The 90-year-old actor, who
made his acting debut with Telugu film Sitarama Jananam in
1944, had starred in 250 films. He was currently shooting for
Telugu family drama Manam with son Akkineni Nagarjuna and
grandson Akkineni Naga Chaitanya.