Nandamuri Harikrishna dead: Mahesh Babu, Allu Arjun, Nani and others mourn death of Telugu actor

Nandamuri Harikrishna dead: Following news of the death of actor-politician Nandamuri Harikrishna, on Wednesday, celebrities expressed their condolences on social media.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 29, 2018 5:43:24 pm
Nandamuri Harikrishna dead Nandamuri Harikrishna was 61.

Nandamuri Harikrishna passed away on Wednesday morning. He was 61. The actor and TDP leader was driving to Kavali in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh to attend a fan’s wedding when his car hit the median at a high speed. Officials said that the actor was thrown out of the driver’s seat and he suffered serious head injuries after he fell on the road. He was rushed to the Kamineni Hospital where he was declared dead at 7:30 am. He is survived by his wife and sons Kalyan Ram and Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, both actors.

In 2014, the actor’s son Janakiram also died in an accident near Nalgonda where Harikrishna met with the accident today morning.

Also Read: Nandamuri Harikrishna, actor and TDP leader, dies in road accident

Nandamuri Harikrishna’s filmography includes hit films like Laahiri Laahiri Laahirilo (2002) and Seetayya (2003).

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The south Indian film fraternity is mourning the loss of actor-politician Nandamuri Harikrishna.

17:42 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Nandamuri Harikrishna was a very bold, dynamic and honest person, says Sreenu Vaitla

Sreenu Vaitla posted on Twitter, "Very heartbreaking to hear the news about Nandamuri Harikrishna garu passing away in a tragic road accident. Always known him as a very bold, dynamic and honest person, and at the same time affectionate at heart. My deepest condolences to his entire family. Rest in peace Sir."

16:56 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Vijay Deverakonda on Nandamuri Harikrishna

Vijay Deverakonda took to Twitter and wrote, "Extremely saddened by the sudden demise of Harikrishna garu. My deepest condolences to Nandamuri family."

15:20 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
VVS Laxman on Nandamuri Harikrishna
14:33 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Simran on Nandamuri Harikrishna

Simran shared on Twitter, "Deeply saddened to hear that #NandamuriHariKrishna Garu is no more. My deepest condolences to the family and dear on"

14:03 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Akhil Akkineni on Nandamuri Harikrishna

Akhil Akkineni tweeted, "Deepest condolences to the Nandamuri family. To my brother @tarak9999 ! Can’t imagine what they are going through. Strength to the whole family. May his soul rest in peace. #NandamuriHarikrishna"

13:31 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Jayam Ravi on Nandamuri Harikrishna
12:17 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Samantha Akkineni on Nandamuri Harikrishna
11:47 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Rare photos of Nandamuri Harikrishna
11:22 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Ram Charan on Nandamuri Harikrishna

Ram Charan took to Faceook and wrote, "Deeply shocked and saddened to hear about the sudden demise of Shri. Harikrishna garu in a tragic accident. My thoughts go out to the family in this time of grief. May his soul rest in peace."

11:11 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Had some fond memories with Nandamuri Harikrishna, says Koratala Siva

Koratala Siva posted on Twitter, "Shocked and deeply saddened by the news of Nandamuri Harikrishna garu’s demise. Had some fond memories with him. May his soul rest in peace. Deepest condolences and all the strength to my dearest brother @tarak9999 and @NANDAMURIKALYAN in this hour of grief."

10:54 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
I lost my brother, says Mohan Babu
10:50 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Allu Sirish on Nandamuri Harikrishna

"Extremely saddened to hear about the sudden demise of Shri Nandamuri Harikrishna. My condolences to Balakrishna garu, Tarak, Kalyan Ram & the whole Nandamuri family. Rest in peace, Sir," Allu Sirish said via Twitter.

10:36 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Radikaa Sarathkumar on Nandamuri Harikrishna

Radikaa Sarathkumar wrote on Twitter, "Shocked and saddened to hear of #NandamuriHarikrishna Garu’s sudden demise. Condolences to the family and may he rest in peace."

10:30 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Deepest condolences to Tarak, Kalyan Ram and their entire family, says Siddharth

Siddharth shared on Twitter, "Devastated to hear of the sudden passing of #NandamuriHarikrishna garu. Deepest condolences to Tarak, Kalyan Ram and their entire family. @tarak9999 @NANDAMURIKALYAN"

10:26 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Deeply saddened by the news of Harikrishna garu's untimely demise, says Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu tweeted, "Deeply saddened by the news of Harikrishna garu's untimely demise. May his soul rest in peace. Strength and love to my brother @tarak9999 and his entire family in this time of grief."

10:24 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Saddened to hear of the tragic demise of Sri Harikrishna garu, says Baahubali producer Shobu Yarlagadda
10:16 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Allu Arjun on Nandamuri Harikrishna

Allu Arjun said, "I am out of country & just Heard the Bad news ! Very very shocking ... Heartfelt Condolences to the entire Nandamuri Family , Near & Dear ones . @NANDAMURIKALYAN & @tarak9999 . Condolence Brother . RIP ! #RIPHarikrishnaGaru"

10:12 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Sai Dharam Tej on Nandamuri Harikrishna
10:04 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Stay strong my brothers, says Rana Daggubati

Rana Daggubati posted on Twitter, "#RIPHariKrishnaGaru gone too soon. Love and strength to his entire family in these terrible times. #Tarak #KalyanRam stay strong my brothers."

10:00 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Sudden demise of Harikrishna garu is really shocking, says Varun Tej
09:57 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Vennela Kishore on Nandamuri Harikrishna

Vennela Kishore wrote on Twitter, "😞😞😞😞 Shocking..Rest in Peace Sir. Deepest condolences to tarak sir kalyan ram sir and the entire family..At this extremely difficult time lets pray god to grant them the peace n strength that they need to get through this."

09:53 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Sarathkumar on Nandamuri Harikrishna

Sarathkumar shared on Twitter, "Shocked to hear tragic accident & death of Sri Nandamuri Harikrishna. My deepest condolences to his family & fans. May his soul rest in peace.@ncbn @jrntr #ActorBalakrishna"

09:45 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Never got to meet him in person but it feels like I always knew him, says Nani

Nani tweeted, "Shocked to know about the sudden demise of Harikrishna gaaru ..never got to meet him in person but it feels like I always knew him. My deepest condolences and strength to the family. This is really sad. Rest in peace Sir"

09:41 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Nandamuri Harikrishna was the sweetest and most humble soul, says Devi Sri Prasad

"Jst cant believe d news of Sri HariKrishna Garu..Heart Breaking..Such a Dear person 2 my Father and Me. And d Sweetest & Most Humble Soul..May God bless his soul & give strength 2 d family of my Dear brother @tarak9999 @NANDAMURIKALYAN garu..May his soul R.I.P🙏🏻💐❤️," Devi Sri Prasad said via Twitter.

09:33 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Manoj Kumar Manchu on Nandamuri Harikrishna
09:29 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
All I feel is a void, says Nagarjuna Akkineni
09:23 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Strength to Tarak, Kalyan Ram and the family to withstand this tragic moment, says Kajal Aggarwal

Kajal Aggarwal posted on Twitter, "Really sorry to hear the news. Strength to Tarak, Kalyan Ram and the family to withstand this tragic moment. Rest in peace Harikrishna garu."

09:17 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Nandamuri Harikrishna shall always be fondly remembered, says Rakul Preet

Rakul Preet wrote on Twitter, "Shocked to hear about Sri Harikrishna garu’s demise in a tragic road accident !! He shall always be fondly remembered ! Strength to the family ! RIP sir .."

09:15 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
BVS Ravi on Nandamuri Harikrishna

Filmmaker BVS Ravi shared on Twitter, "With turbulent mind, reminiscing the memories with dashing personality #NandamuriHarikrishna annagaru. May his soul rest in peace. Worked closely with him in movies and felt his a fearless soul!"

09:12 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Nandamuri Harikrishna was a wonderful and kind person, says Allari Naresh

Allari Naresh tweeted, "Shocked to hear about #NandamuriHarikrishna garu’s demise. A wonderful and kind person. May his soul rest in peace. My heartfelt condolences and prayers to @NANDAMURIKALYAN @tarak9999 and the entire Nandamuri family & fans."

09:09 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Maruthi on Nandamuri Harikrishna
09:06 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Venakaiah Naidu on Nandamuri Harikrishna

"As a popular actor he has entertained the telugu audience. As a parliamentarian, he was very upright and expressed his opinions frankly . My condolences to his family, well wishers and followers at this time of grief. #NandamuriHarikrishna," Vice president of India M Venakaiah Naidu said via Twitter.

09:04 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
Shocked at the tragic passing of Shri Nandamuri Harikrishna garu, says Gautami

Gautami posted on Twitter, "Shocked at the tragic passing of Shri Nandamuri Harikrishna garu. My deepest condolences to his family & loved ones and may God give them strength to face this loss. I offer my prayers for his soul to Rest in Peace"

09:02 (IST) 29 Aug 2018
We loved him dearly, says Lakshmi Manchu

Lakshmi Manchu wrote on Twitter, "Just not fair. This is shocking. My deepest condolences to the family. May his beautiful soul RIP. We loved him dearly. #Harikrishna."

Actor Nandamuri Harikrishna died in a car accident in the early hours of Wednesday. He was 61. The accident took place on Narketpally-Addanki highway in Nalgonda district, Telangana. Harikrishna was driving alone to attend a fan’s wedding when his car crashed into a road median on the highway.