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.
Nandamuri Harikrishna’s filmography includes hit films like Laahiri Laahiri Laahirilo (2002) and Seetayya (2003).
The south Indian film fraternity is mourning the loss of actor-politician Nandamuri Harikrishna.
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."
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."
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"
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"
Jayam Ravi on Nandamuri Harikrishna
Saddened to hear about the passing away of Nandamuri Harikrishna garu. Deepest condolences and strength to the entire family 🙏🏼— Jayam Ravi (@actor_jayamravi) August 29, 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."
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."
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.
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."
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"
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."
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"
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."
Sudden demise of Harikrishna garu is really shocking, says Varun Tej
Sudden demise of Harikrishna garu is really shocking.— Varun Tej Konidela (@IAmVarunTej) August 29, 2018
Strength and courage to his family to bear this loss.
My heart felt condolences..
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."
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"
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"
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.
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."
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 .."
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!"
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."
Maruthi on Nandamuri Harikrishna
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.
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"
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."