Hyderabad: Veteran Telugu actor Chandra Mohan breathed his last in Hyderabad on Saturday at the age of 82.
Chandra Mohan was admitted to a private super-speciality hospital on Saturday morning with complaints of cardiac problems. He could not be saved and was declared dead at about 10 am, hospital sources said.
Chandra Mohan’s over five-decade long cine career started with with ‘Rangula Ratnam’ in 1966. He has acted in about 600 films.
Some of his memorable films include ‘Subhodayam’, ‘Sirisiri Muvva’, ‘Sankarabharanam’, ‘Seetamalakshmi’, ‘Alluri Sitarama Raju’, ‘Akhari Poratam’, and ‘Nuvvu naku Nachav’.
The versatile actor played myriad roles over the decades and won several accolades such as the Filmfare award and Nandi award.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, actor-turned-politician and Janasena Party founder Pawan Kalyan, renowned actor and TDP MLA N Balakrishna, and TDP General Secretary Nara Lokesh, Andhra Pradesh Governor S Abdul Nazeer and Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed grief over the death of the veteran actor.