Thammareddy Krishna Murthy has passed away

By - September 16, 2013 - 02:00 PM IST

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Thammareddy Krishna Murthy, a veteran producer and father of Thammareddy Bharadwaja took his last breath this morning at C.R Foundation home for the aged in Kondapur. Krishna Murthy, who was struggling death, has earlier agreed to donate his corneas for L V Prasad Eye Hospital.

93-year old Krishna Murthy was an asset for Telugu cinema Industry; he established Ravindra Art Pictures in 1963 and produced 'Lakshadikari' with Nandamuri Taraka Ramarao in the lead as the first production.

Starting his career as an executive producer, the legendary made 11 films till 1976 on his banner and was awarded the prestigious Raghupathi Venkaiah Award in 2007.

Krishna Murthy will be incinerated in ESI cremation grounds at 5 PM this evening.

iQlikmovies express deepest condolences to the bereaved family.