Mahesh And Varun Tej Express Grief Over Gollapudi Maruthi Rao's Death

Thu Dec 12 2019 22:30:32 GMT+0530 (IST)

Legendary writer and actor, columnist Shri Gollapudi Maruthi Rao passed away on 12th December in Chennai. Including Vice President of India, several actors, expressed their grief on losing such a legend and here are some of the reactions from Telugu Cinema celebrities.



Vice President Shri Venkaiah Naidu tweeted,

"I am deeply saddened to learn about the demise of the well-known writer, critic, Telugu film & theatre actor, Shri Gollapudi Maruti Rao in Chennai today. Shri Rao was a very vocal, articulate and straight forward person. #GollapudiMarutiRao"

He  further talked about his association with him.

"He was a nationalist to the core. As a journalist, he upheld ethics and moral values all through his life. Shri Maruti Rao will be remembered for his stellar performances on stage and the silver screen."

He concluded by saying,

"Recently, I called on him at the hospital to enquire about his health and was expecting him to recover. His demise is a huge loss for the Telugu film industry and society at large. I offer my heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and followers. #GollapudiMarutiRao"

Mahesh Babu tweeted,

"Deeply saddened by the sudden demise of #GollapudiMaruthiRao garu. His contribution to the TFI remains unparalleled. We have lost a gem. Heartfelt condolences to the family and dear ones. Rest in peace Sir "

Varun Tej tweeted,

"Had the honour of working alongside #GollapudiMarutiRao garu.
An amazing person!
Thank you for your contribution to cinema.
Rest in peace guru garu.."

Pragya Jaiswal tweeted,

"Saddened to hear about the demise of #GollapudiMarutiRao garu. He was a genius and learnt so much from him during #Kanche..May his soul rest in peace"

Gopichand tweeted,

"Deeply saddened by the demise of #GollapudiMaruthiRao Garu. your contribution to film fraternity will be remembered forever sir. #RIPGollapudiMaruthiRao"