Following the sad demise of veteran filmmaker and former Minister Dasari Narayana Rao, Tollywood film fraternity, celebs from politics, fans and well-wishers expressed shock and grief. Following are the responses.
T Subbarami Reddy: Dasari Narayana Rao has taken the Telugu cinema reputation to the national level. Deeply shocked by the sudden demise of Dr. Dasari Narayana Rao. He stood like a pillar to the Telugu cinema people. I pray his soul rest in peace. My heartfelt condolences to his family.
Cinematography Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav: Famous filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao’s contribution to the Telugu film industry is unforgettable. My sympathy and heartfelt condolences to his family.
Veteran actor and politician Mohan Babu: I can’t digest the shocking news. Dasari Narayana Rao garu had introduced me to the Telugu film industry. He began a new chapter in the history of Indian cinema and today the chapter is closed. I pray to Lord Sai Baba that his soul rest in peace.
Superstar Rajinikanth: Shri Dasari Narayana Raoji, my dearest & closest well-wisher & friend ... One of the greatest directors of india ... His demise is a loss to the whole indian film industry. My heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul RIP.
Nandamuri Balakrishna: Dasari Narayana Rao garu’s demise is a great loss to the Telugu film industry. My sympathy and heartfelt condolences to his family.
Boyapati Srinu: Shocked and saddened by the news of Darsaka Dronacharya Dasari Narayana Rao garu’s passing away. His demise is a great loss to the Telugu film industry. We will follow his footsteps and will fulfil his ambition.
Jr.NTR: Telugu Kalaamathalli Kanna Dhiggajam ika ledhu. Maruvadu Parisrama Mee Sevalanu. RIPDr Dasari Narayana Rao garu.
Kalyan ram: rest in peace Dr Dasari Narayana Rao garu. A huge loss to the Telugu film industry. Praying for strength to the family.
Mahesh Babu: Shocked and saddened by the news of Dasari Narayana Rao garu’s passing away. May his soul rest in peace. His death leaves a void that can never be filled. Prayers and strength with the whole family.
Kamal Haasan: My sympathy and condolences to the family of Dasari Narayana Rao. His loss is truly a big loss for Telugu cinema. Late K.B sir admired him.Mohan Babu: I am here because of Dasari. He gave birth to me as an actor.
Puri Jagannadh: An era came to an end but LEGENDS will live forever #dasari
Maruthi Dasari: Heart breaking news, Big loss to us #RIP #Dasari garu. you are huge inspiration to our generation. You ll be live in our hearts for ever sir
Krish: He is our kula pedda.
Rakul: RIP #Dasarinarayanarao garu!! U shall always be remembered ! #legend
Allari Naresh: Our industry has lost a guiding light. RIP Dasari Narayana Rao garu.
Hansika: Shocked! This is heart breaking, a huge boss to all of us!my deepest condolences to his family. RIP #Dasari garu. Prayers
Varun Tej: Rest in peace Dasari garu...You will always be remembered through your great work!