Ace Telugu director SS Rajamouli, actor Siddharth, actresses Trisha and Samantha are shocked by the sudden death of character artiste-turn-hero Srihari, who breathed his last at the Leelavathi Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday evening (October) following a liver-related problem. The panicked stars describe his demise as an irreplaceable loss for Telugu film industry.
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Srihari had played an important role in SS Rajamouli's Blockbuster movie Magadheera starring Ram Charan Teja and Kajal Aggarwal in the leades. He had appeared as Sher Khan/Solomon, who helps the hero to kill his enemy. On his Twitter page, the director recalls his support on the sets of the movie.
He had also played Trisha Krishnan's brother Sivarama Krishna in Siddharth's hit movie Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana, which is considered as a landmark film in his career. He had won the Best Supporting gongs from the Filmfare and Nandi Awards. On his Twitter pages, Siddharth and Trisha have expressed their shock and sadness over Srihari's death.
Priyanka Chopra had worked with Srihari in her debut Telugu movie Thoofan, which was the remake of Bollywood movie Zanjeer. The Bollywood actress was shocked to hear his death news. We bring you all these celebrities tweets. Continue to see them in the slideshow.
Rajamouli SS @ssrajamouli
October 10 happens to be Rajamouli's birthday and many wished him on his Twitter page. In reply to them, he wrote, "Thanks a lot for all your wishes. But couldn't really rejoice with the sudden news of Srihari garu. It is quite shocking. He was a great."
Srihari - Morale Booster Off screen
Support on screen for magadheera. Even more bigger morale booster off screen. He is so sensitive. narrate him a simple sentimental scene, tears will roll down his eyes. Will always remember his words of wisdom and advice. TFI will really really miss him.
Shocked to hear that Srihari garu has passed away. One of the kindest, most generous people in the Telugu film industry. Terrible loss.
Siddharth Could Not Get Sleep
Siddharth tweeted, "Restless nights sleep...dreams recalling Srihari garu. Treated me like a baby during NVNV. Countless meals at his house. His large heart. Why do good people die so soon, so often?"
Srihari's Hard Work - Great Inspiration
Siddharth tweeted, Srihari garu's rise to stardom in the TFI with no backing except his own belief and hard work was and always will be an inspiration to us.
Priyanka Chopra @priyankachopra
RIP sir RT @telugufilmnagar: #Srihari's last speech at #Toofan audio launch..RIP Srihari garu..http://bit.ly/1gpXP0I
Lakshmi Manchu @LakshmiManchu
Can't believe this utter tragic news. Srihari uncle is no more :( what an amazing human being gone too soon. Strength to the family. RIP
Trisha Krishnan @trishtrashers
Unimaginably sad n shocked :( Rip Srihari garu.U made Nuvosthanante n King memorable for me.
DEVI SRI PRASAD @ThisIsDSP
Totally shocked to know abt d sudden demise of Actor Srihari garu..!! So sad... May his soul R.I.P... May God giv Strength to his family...
Sonu Sood @SonuSood
Saddened n shocked to hear about Sri Hari sirs demise. Can't believe the humble star was shooting with us day before..life is so unfair.