Vijaya Nirmala dies at 75: Devi Sri Prasad, Keerthy Suresh, Ram Charan and others pay tributehttps://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/telugu/vijaya-nirmala-dies-at-75-celebrities-pay-tribute-5802135/

Vijaya Nirmala dies at 75: Devi Sri Prasad, Keerthy Suresh, Ram Charan and others pay tribute

Following the demise of Vijaya Nirmala, many celebrities took to Twitter to share their condolences.

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Vijaya Nirmala was 75

Actor and director Vijaya Nirmala passed away on Thursday in Hyderabad. She was 75.

Vijaya starred in over 200 films in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. She also helmed over 40 films.

After starting as a child artiste in Tamil and Telugu film industry, Vijaya Nirmala went on to play the lead roles in films like Alluri Seetharama Raju, Meena, Poola Rangadu, Asadhyudu, Bangaru Gajulu, Mosagallaku Mosagadu, Thatha Manuvadu, Engaveettu Penn, Panama Paasama, En Annan, Gnanaoli, Uyira Maanama, Bhargavi Nilayam and Udhyogastha among more.

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In 2002, she entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the female director with most films.

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Vijaya Nirmala is survived by husband Krishna and son Naresh.

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South Indian film industry mourns the loss of actor-director Vijaya Nirmala.

Devi Sri Prasad pays tribute to Vijaya Nirmala

“Extremely saddened by the untimely demise of #VijayaNirmala garu. My deepest condolences to Krishna garu and his family. 🙏🏻

May your Soul Rest in Peace Madam..🙏🏻💐

You & your Success wil always be remembered and Cherished forever”

’What an inspirational career’

“An Independent Woman, a great actress, the only lady who directed 44 films in Telugu. In 2002, she entered the Guinness Book of Records as the female director of the most films. What an inspirational career! Long live Legend!
#VijayaNirmala,” wrote @rukmini_kota.

Actor Nithiin pays tribute

“Saddened to hear about the sudden demise of #VijayaNirmala garu. A huge loss . Condolences to the family .

#RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru 🙏🏻” wrote Nithiin on Twitter.

Industry stars and family members paid their condolences at Vijaya Nirmala's funeral services

Vijaya Nirmala's husband and ace actor Krishna was teary eyed at the funeral.

Veteran actor-producer Murali Mohan also came to condole the demise of Vijaya Nirmala.

Director Vamsi Paidipally also came to pay his last respects.

'Her legacy as an actress & director remains forever on top in our history'

Writer-director Meher Ramesh wrote on Twitter, "Deeply saddened by the Demise #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru we miss you Madam 🙏🏻 Her Legacy as an Actress & Director (Gunnies book Record for 44 films) remains forever on top in our History
My condolences to Sri Krishna garu ,Sri Naresh garu & entire Family

'Her accomplishments will stay for ever'

Writer-filmmaker Anil Sunkara tweeted, "It is so sad that we donot have our Vijaya nirmala garu any more. Her accomplishments will stay for ever. hoping krishna garu will be given strength to overcome this irrecoverable loss."

Vijaya Nirmala's son Naresh paid her the last respects

Vijaya Nirmala's only son, Naresh laid his respects too.

Vijaya Nirmala is survived by husband Krishna and son Naresh.

'She broke the stereotypes'

Actor Dr. Rajasekhar also took to Twitter and shared his condolences. He wrote, "Will miss our most lovable Vijaya Nirmala Garu. She broke the stereotypes and paved a path for women.. She will forever be an inspiration. We love you Vijaya Nirmala Garu, We'll miss you!"

'A pioneer film maker'

DOP PC Sreeram tweeted, "#RIPVijayaNirmala A pioneer film maker of our film industry. May her soul rest in peace."

'You will always be remembered'

Actor Varun Tej expressed his saddness. He wrote on Twitter, "Thank you for being such an inspiration and to your contribution to telugu cinema.. You will always be remembered..🙏🏽 #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

'You are irreplaceable'

Actor Keerthy Suresh paid her tributes over a tweet. She wrote, "Shocking and disheartening to hear the demise of #VijayaNirmala garu. As a great Actress, an inspiring Filmmaker and a wonderful human being you are irreplaceable. Your legacy will live on. Strength to the family #Krishnagaru @ItsActorNaresh uncle @NawinVK
#RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

Star couple Mahesh Banu and Namrata Shirodkar paid their tributes to Vijaya Nirmala

Mahesh Babu at the funeral service of Vijaya Nirmala in Hyderabad.

Mahesh Babur and wife Namrata paid their tributes to Vijaya Nirmala.

'My deepest condolences to the family'

Telugu actor Bellamkonda Sreenivas tweeted, "Sad to hear the sudden demise of a great actress and a filmmaker. She is an inspiration to many. My deepest condolences to the family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

Writer Gopi Mohan also gave his condolences

'Her inspirational journey is a motivation'

Actor Raashi Khanna tweeted, "Deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Vijaya Nirmala garu. A woman whose inspirational journey in the film industry is a motivation for every one.. May she rest in peace.."

'A huge loss to Telugu film industry'

Film production company CK Entertainments took to their official Twitter handle and wrote, "Deeply saddened by the untimely demise of Vijaya Nirmala garu. A Huge loss to Telugu Film Industry. Heartfelt condolences to the entire family.
#RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

Director of Photography Rathnavelu ISC also shared his condolences

'Her immense contribution to the industry can never be forgotten'

Actor-producer Ram Charan wrote on his Facebook account, "Deeply saddened by the demise of Vijaya Nirmala garu. A huge loss to the family and the entire film fraternity. Her immense contribution to the industry can never be forgotten. My heartfelt condolences to the family. May her soul RIP"

'Your masterpieces will be cherished forever'

Trade analyst Girish Johar tweeted, "Sad news ... Demise of Legendary actress and director, Vijaya Nirmala garu ji ... You will be missed and your masterpieces will be cherished forever! 🙏 RIP
#RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

'A great loss to Telugu film industry'

Music composer Thaman S wrote, "Deeply Saddened by the demise of Vijay Nirmala garu. Its a great loss to Telugu Film Industry. Heartfelt condolences to the family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

Telugu actor Brahmaji mourned the demise of Vijaya Nirmala too

'A pioneer and a legend'

Actor Sushanth A took to his official Twitter handle and wrote, "#VijayaNirmala garu A pioneer and a Legend! You will be with us forever through your amazing work ma’am. Strength to the family... #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru 🙏

'Her legacy will live on'

Filmmaker Vamshi Paidipally shared, "#RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru... Her Legacy will Live On...🙏🙏.... My Heartfelt condolences to the family."

Srikanth Meka expressed his condolences

Telugu actor Srikanth Meka tweeted, "Extremely saddened by the sudden demise of Vijaya Nirmala garu. My Heartfelt condolences to the entire family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru.."

Screenwriter and director Anil Ravipudi also tweeted his tributes

'Your masterpieces will be cherished forever'

Actor Aadhi tweeted, "Saddened by the demise of our Legendary actress and director, Vijaya Nirmala garu... You will be missed and your masterpieces will be cherished forever mam! 🙏 #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

Geetha Arts expressed condolences

Allu Aravind's poduction company Geetha Arts wrote on Twitter, "Our deepest condolences to Krishna garu & family on the sudden demise of #VijayaNirmala garu."

'A true original'

Actor-director Adivi Sesh tweeted, "Rest In Peace #VijayaNirmala garu, a trailblazer for women in Telugu Film. A true original!"

'A huge loss for the industry'

Actor-produrer Kalyanram Nandamuri wrote on Twitter, "Deeply saddened by the passing away of Vijaya Nirmala Garu. It is a huge loss for the Industry. Extending my heartfelt condolences to her family #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

'Her legacy will inspire many women in coming years'

S. Radha Krishna's production banner Haarika & Hassine Creations took to its official Twitter handle too. It wrote, "A talented technician and one of the brilliant actresses in Telugu Cinema. Her legacy will inspire many women in coming years. Rest in Peace Vijayanirmala garu #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

Nani mourned Vijaya Nirmala's death

Actor Nani expressed his condolences too. He tweeted, "#RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru Deepest condolences and strength to the family"

Rana Daggubati expressed his condolences too

Actor Rana Daggubati wrote on twitter, "#RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru you are with tha forever in your stories. Strength to the Family #KrishnaGaru #Naresh #Naveen"

'Extremely sad'

Film director Baby Reddy tweeted, "Extremely sad to hear of the passing of Vijayanirmala garu..... she was a true inspiration to all of us.... may her soul rest in peace"

'Exceptional strong and intelligent woman'

Film and television actor Radikaa Sarathkumar took to Twitter to give her condolences. She wrote, "So shocked and sorry to hear about Mrs.Vijayanirmala’s sudden demise, have worked with her a exceptional strong and intelligent woman , my sympathies to #Krishna garu @ItsActorNaresh and family"

Lyca Productions also paid tributes to Vijaya Nirmala

'An inspiration for many filmmakers'

Actor Sunil wrote on Twitter, "Vijaya Nirmala garu is an inspiration for many filmmakers and I deeply saddened after hearing the news. My deepest condolences to her family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

'She will remain a symbol of women empowerment'

In another tweet, Sudheer Babu wrote, "In a typical largely male occupied movie world, she paved a way for women. She will remain an inspiration and a symbol of women empowerment. If a Guinness record could only explain the beacon she is for women in TFI. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

'Film fraternity loses one more jewel in the crown'

The Twitter handle of produnction banner Shine Screens wrote, "Film fraternity loses one more jewel in the crown. Deeply saddened by untimely demise of dashing filmmaker and iconic actress #VijayaNirmala garu. Heartfelt condolences to the family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

 

'Her contribution to film industry is forever remembered'

Director-writer Gopichand Malineni tweeted, "Extremely saddened to know that legendary film maker and Actress #VijayaNirmala Garu is no more. her contribution to film industry is forever remembered. Condolences to family"

'Vijaya Nirmala garu was a pillar to this industry'

Allari Naresh shared on Twitter, "Vijaya Nirmala garu was a pillar to this industry, from acting to film-making her work has inspired many. Her demise is an irreplaceable loss to the art. My heartfelt condolences to Krishna Garu, @ItsActorNaresh and their entire family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru"

Vijaya Nirmala's son Naresh took to Twitter to confirm the news of the actor's demise. “I regret to inform you that my Mother, senior Artiste, prominent Producer & Director, Dr. G Vijayanirmala Garu passed away during early hours today, that is, 27.6.2019, at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad, due to sickness. She was 75,” he tweeted.