Telugu film director-producer Puri Jagannath's father Petla
Simhachalam passed away at Apollo Hospitals, Visakhapatnam on
Monday (June 5). He was 66 and was survived by his wife and three
children. Puri is the eldest son and the other two are actor Sairam
Shankar and producer Ganesh.
Simhachalam was into film exbhition and had a touring talkies
called 'Jagannath Touring Talkies'. He was suffering from a
prolonged illness. The last rites will be performed at his home
town in Narsipatnam (Vizag district) on Tuesday.
Oneindia conveys heartfelt condolences to the family of the
deceased. May his soul rest in peace.