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Veteran Actor Krishna, Mahesh Babu’s Father, Dies

Mahesh Babu's father and veteran actor Krishna was hospitalised on Monday after he suffered a heart attack.

Mahesh Babu with his father Krishna. (Image : ANI)
Mahesh Babu with his father Krishna. (Image : ANI)

Hyderabad: Veteran Tollywood Actor Krishna who had suffered a cardiac arrest on Monday died today at around 4 am in Hyderabad. Mahesh Babu’s father and veteran actor Krishna was hospitalised on Monday after he suffered a heart attack. Mr Krishna, 80, was brought to the emergency department of a hospital at 1.15 AM on Monday in cardiac arrest, doctors said.

Mahesh Babu with his father and veteran actor Krishna

Krishna, whose full name is Ghattamnaneni Siva Rama Krishna Murthy, is currently undergoing treatment at Continental Hospital in Hyderabad, a source close to Mahesh Babu said. PR and Marketing executive Vamsi Shekhar took to Twitter and shared a statement from the hospital. As per the statement, the actor is on a ventilator.

The doctors said “Midnight, he came in an emergency to the hospital in an unconscious state. We have done CPR for cardiac arrest, then we shifted to ICU and he is stable right now. Doctors and a team of cardiologists are regularly following his health”.

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The doctors also said “As of now, we can’t say what the outcome will be. We are providing the best treatment. In the next 24 hours, we will get better information about his health”. 2022 has not been a great year for Mahesh Babu. In January, he lost his elder brother Ramesh Babu and in September, he lost his mother Indira Devi.