Telugu cinema veteran Chandra Mohan passes away

His last film was Oxygen which was released in 2017, where he starred alongside Gopichand
In Frame: Chandra Mohan
In Frame: Chandra Mohan

Veteran Telugu cinema actor Chandra Mohan has passed away at the age of 82. Having made a very strong mark in Telugu cinema, actors Chiranjeevi, NTR Jr, Sai Dharam Tej, have mourned the death of Chandra Mohan ‘garu’.

Global star NTR Jr. who has become a global sensation after the success of SS Rajamouli’s film RRR, took to his X formerly Twitter and wrote in Telugu, "It is very sad to see the untimely death of Chandramohan Garu, who has earned a special recognition for himself by playing different roles in films for many decades. My deepest condolences to his family and may his soul rest in peace.''

Megastar Chiranjeevi expressed his condolences and wrote an emotional note stating, “It is very sad to know that the senior actor and protagonist Chandramohan Garu, who left an indelible mark in the minds of Telugu people through his versatile acting skills in many such films as Sirisirimuvva, Sankarabharanam, Radhakalyanam and Nakoo Pellam Khali is no more.

He added, “In my debut film Pranam Kharidu he gave an outstanding performance in the role of a mute. Our first acquaintance on that occasion turned into a good friendship and an even greater bond. It is a personal loss for me to no longer be close to him.


Veteran actor Venkatesh Daggubati wrote, “Deeply saddened by the news of Chandra Mohan garu's passing. Sending thoughts of comfort and strength to his near and dear ones during this difficult time. May his soul rest peacefully.”

RRR star Ram Charan wrote, “Heartfelt condolences to Chandra Mohan Garu's family. His legacy through movies will stay with us forever.”

Chandra Mohan was a very powerful figure in Telugu cinema and was well known for films such as Rangulla Ratnam, Padaharella Vayasu, Siri Siri Muvva, among others. His last film was Oxygen which was released in 2017, where he starred alongside Gopichand. The actor suffered from cardiac-related issues and was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad where he succumbed to cardiac arrest. Chandra Mohan died at around 9.45 am at the age of 82.

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