Megastar Chiranjeevi said that even though there were some big heroes in his family, his wife Surekha has been big fan of Shobhan Babu. She has been his fan for many years now. Chiranjeevi paid his tributes to Shobhan Babu by placing a wreath on his mortal remains. Chiranjeevi said that Shobhan Babu was a disciplinarian and he set a very good example with his discipline towards work and life.
While practising yoga at his Nelson Manickam Road residence, senior Telugu actor Shobhan Babu breathed his last. on Thursday morning. He was 71 years old and was survived by his three daughters and a son.