Movie Moghul, Dr D Ramanaidu, who passed away in the afternoon of Wednesday, was cremated at Ramanaidu Studios at around 4 PM today.
With the orders from Telangana Cheif Minster, KCR, the funeral was held with state honours at Ramanaidu Studios. The Telangana State Police personnel fired three rounds in the air as the funeral pyre was lit by Ramanaidu's sons Suresh Babu and Venkatesh.
Hundreds of fans and celebrities kept arriving to the studios to pay their last respects to the Legendary Telugu cinema producer, who died battling cancer.
Ramanaidu's mortal was shifted from his house to the Ramanaidu Studios in the morning for the convenience of fans to pay their last respects. He has been cremated at the studios and a memorial could be built later at the site in remembrance of the legend.
Rana Daggubati, who has been the most favorite of his grand father, was unable to control his emotions as the funeral proceedings progressed. Ramanaidu's grandchildren, Naga Chaitanya, Malavika, Aishwarya, Arjun and others were also present at the funeral.
It is surely a great loss to the Telugu film industry and he will be remembered forever. We pray for his soul to rest in peace.