Kota Prasad, son of senior artiste Kota Srinivasa Rao, who died in a road accident on Sunday, was cremated at the Hindu burial ground near ESI in Hyderabad on Monday. Kota Srinivasa Rao lit the funeral pyre. Several prominent political personalities including MLA P Vishnuvardhan Reddy, BJP leaders Bandaru Dattatreya, Ch Vidyasagar Rao and others participated in the funeral.
Earlier, Prasad"s body was brought from NIMS to Kota Srinivasa Rao"s residence in Film Nagar on Tuesday morning. Those who visited his residence to console Kota include, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Krishna, Dasari Narayana Rao, D Ramanaidu, Chiranjeevi, Balakrishna, Kaikala Satyanarayana, DVS Raju, MS Reddy, Tammareddy Krishnamurthy, Allu Aravind, C Aswanidutt, SP Balasubrahmanyam, Jayasudha, Jagapathi Babu, Muralimohan, Rajendra Prasad, Gopichand, Babu Mohan, A Ramesh Prasad, Nandamuri Ramakrishna, Mutyala Subbaiah, B Gopal, Giribabu, Mada, Vijayachander, N Ramalingeswara Rao, K Venkateswara Rao, Paruchuri Gopalakrishna, Naresh, Dharmavarapu Subrahmanyam, AVS, Ahuti Prasad, Vinodkumar, Rallapalli, LB Sriram, Dil Raju, Ashok Kumar, Benarjee, Satyanand, V Samudra, Venumadhav and several others paid last respects to Prasad and consoled Kota Srinivasa Rao.