Raghumudri Srihari, better known as Srihari died at the Leelavathi hospital in Mumbai today (October). The award-winning actor was reportedly ailing from liver related problems. For the past few days, he had been undergoing treatment for the same at the hospital, where he breathed his last this afternoon. He was 49. He is survived by his actress wife Disco Shanthi and a son.
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Born in Balanagar on August 15, 1964, he started his acting career as an antagonist in Telugu cinema. Subsequently, he went on to do some notable lead roles. He was one of most well-known actors and highest paid character artist in the Telugu film industry. He started his career as a stunt fighter. After some years, he was introduced by well-known director Dasari Narayana Rao in 1986.
His first movie as a hero was Police. His movie was the best opening ever for small budget films in the 1990s. He has two sons and one daughter. Unfortunately, he lost his daughter, Akshara, at the age of four months. In the remembrance of his daughter, he started the Akshara Foundation. He also adopted four villages in Medchal. He died with the liver related problem on October 9th 2013.
The death of such a talented actor is a great loss to the Telugu film industry. His sudden demise has shocked many in Tollywood. A few took to their Twitter pages to share their shock. Continue to slide to see Srihari's photos and celebs tweets on his death.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu @Samanthaprabhu2
One her Twitter page Samantha, who is busy promoting Ramayya Vasasthavayya, wrote, "RIP Sri hari Garu... Strength to the family.."
Sanjjanaa Archana @actressanjjanaa
Due to the shocking demise of senior actor srihari sir my birthday party today @kismet is been cancelled,Rip srihari sir,plz spread the news
Manchu Manoj @HeroManoj1
It's heartbreaking news ... Will miss srihari uncle ... May his soul rip... No words to express the pain.. We lost a family member
Gopi Mohan @Gopimohan
Shocked to know about Sree Hari garu....Very sad news
Harish Shankar .S @harish2you
Director Harish Shankar, who is busy promoting Ramayya Vasasthavayya, tweeted, "RIP Sri Hari Gaaru"
Allari Naresh @allarinaresh
R i p srihari garu!!!! Sher khan will be missed!!!
Vennela Kishore @vennelakishore
Very shocking to hear that srihari garu is no more..was a Grt human..always stuck to his 'never say no' policy..may his soul rest in peace
Deva Katta @devakatta
shocked and saddened by Srihari garru's demise...RIP
Srihari lanti manchi natudu, vyakthi mana madhya lekapovadam nijam ga badhakaram
BVS Ravi @BvsRavi
Knew him for 16 years. Worked around 30films. Spent hours n days... Speechless. :-(
Shcokingggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg Sri Hari garu no more :( :( :( :( :(
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.
Kona Venkat @konavenkat99
Very sad .. No words to express my grief.. I'm shocked.. We are going to miss him badly.. :(
Priyanka Chopra @priyankachopra
RIP sir RT @telugufilmnagar: #Srihari's last speech at #Toofan audio launch..RIP Srihari garu..http://bit.ly/1gpXP0I
Trisha krishnan @trishtrashers
Unimaginably sad n shocked :( Rip Srihari garu.U made Nuvosthanante n King memorable for me..
Ram Pothineni @ramsayz
TFI has lost 1of its Finest Actors..was going to work with him for the first time in my next film(Scripting Stages)....SAD! RIP SrihariGaru
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
Taran Adarsh @taran_adarsh
Well-known actor Srihari, known for several memorable characters he portr
Mahesh S Koneru @smkoneru
Hero Srihari has passed away :(
Real star is no more .. Shocking :( RIP
Jalapathy Gudelli @Jalapathy
Bad news Actor Srihari (49) is no more. He died in Mumbai. Leelavathi hospital. Really shocked with the news of Srihari's sudden demise. One of the nicest people in the Telugu film industry. And a very good actor.
Sreedhar Pillai @sri50
Telugu actor Srihari passes away. Was he shooting in Mumbai 4 R Rajkumar in Mumbai?
yeahhh sridhar passed away at Leelavathi, Mumbai. #SriHari married Disco Shanti... I remember meeting them together...she calls him bava... Hope she garners strength to take this news!
RIAZ K AHMED @RIAZtheboss
Actor Sri hari passes away 2day in mumbai due to heart attack .RIP
RJV MAA @RJV4U
Film Industry lost a good actor today...May his soul rest in peace
Satyajith Ankareddy @satyajithpinku
Real Star Sri Hari is no more, was suffering with Liver problem, was having treatment for the same at Lilavati Hospital for the past few days! May his soul RIP
Ravi Nemana @ursbobby
RIP Srihari garu. Yee madhya 1 year nunchi manishi baga weak ga ayipoyadu. Chinna size Villain nunchi hero daaka edigadu. Cheyani role antu ledu. TFI lost a good actor. #RIPSRIHARI
Haricharan Pudipeddi @pudiharicharan
Shocking to hear about Srihari. A brilliant actor is no more