Veteran Telugu Filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna Passes Away

Vastavam Web: Popular Telugu director and screenwriter Kodi Ramakrishna is no more. Veteran director Kodi Ramakrishna, who was hospitalised a couple of days ago, breathed his last today at AIG Hospital in Gachibowli, Hyderabad. Doctors who examined the filmmaker revealed that he died due to lung infection. He was admitted to a hospital in Gachibowli on Thursday after he fell sick. He was put on a ventilator.

Kodi Ramakrishna was born on July 23 in Pakakollu in West Godavari district. Kodi Ramakrishna made his directional debut in Telugu film industry in the 1980s. Kodi Ramakrishna’s films had been famous for graphics, high visual effects. In his career, he has worked as a filmmaker and screenwriter in Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil films. So far, he has more than 100 films to his credit such as Anji, Arundhati, Bharat Bandh, Puttintiki Ra Chelli, Allari Pilla, and Srinivasa Kalyanam. Muddula Mavayya, Muvva Gopaludu, Pelli, Satruvu are a few more films directed by Kodi Ramakrishna. Apart from directing films, he had also acted in a few films. His last film was Nagarahavu in 2016 in Kannada and the film was dubbed into Telugu. Tollywood has recently lost a veteran director Vijaya Bapineedu. Even before Telugu film industry is yet to come to terms with his loss, the untimely demise of Kodi Ramakrishna is a huge loss to the industry and director fraternity.