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Mahesh Babu’s  Iconic Father Krishna Passes Away



Superstar Krishna

Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu is devastated.2022 is   unarguably  the worst  year  of his  life.  In January he lost his  brother Ramesh Babu. He was only 56. Then in September  Mahesh Babu lost his beloved other Indira  Devi.

The  double tragedy  had left Mahesh and his  wife Namrata Shirodkar  shell-shocked.

And  now  ,the worst blow  of all.  Mahesh Babu lost his  father Krishna  on 15 November after a prolonged illness. Krishna  is  acknowledged as the  first superstar of Telugu cinema. His  full name   was   Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna Murthy . Krishna  began  his career  in 1961. In a career spanning  fifty years he  did  350 films, out of which a   majority  were  blockbusters.

Speaking  of his  father in an  interview with me , Mahesh Babu had said,  “I cannot even begin to equal his popularity and  reach. My father  was  revered and hero-worshipped by his fans. I  had  to  prove myself worthy  of  being his  son. Initially when  I started I  was  known  as  Superstar Krishna’s  son only.It took me a  while to  consolidate  my place beyond my father’s status  in Telugu cinema.”

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