Telugu lyricist Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry laid to rest


The mortal remains of dilapidated Telugu film lyricist ‘Sirivennela’ Sitarama Sastry had been consigned to flames here on Wednesday after a alternative of film personalities and political leaders paid homage to him.

Sastry died due to lung cancer-connected considerations at a private hospital here on Tuesday.

The physique used to be saved at the film chambers here before being taken to the ‘Mahaprasthanam’ crematorium at Jubilee Hills. Sastry’s son lit the funeral pyre in a vulnerable ceremony at the crematorium. Top Telugu actors, alongside side Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Pawan Kalyan, Allu Arjun, Mahesh Babu, current director S S Rajamouli and others paid tributes to the departed lyricist.

Telangana Finance Minister T Harish Rao, Andhra Pradesh Recordsdata Minister Perni Nani and balladeer Gaddar also paid their closing respects to Sastry.

“Here is a tall loss to the Telugu film industry. The loss can’t be replaced by someone. I in point of fact hold lost a tall friend. Literature-wise, he’s the closing memoir in the film industry,” Chiranjeevi told journalists.

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“We lost our perfect skills this day. My prayers are with Sastry garu’s family,” Mahesh Babu acknowledged.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Top Minister Narendra Modi and other prime leaders had condoled the loss of life of Sastry.

Sastry, who has left an indelible impact on Telugu talking of us with songs in movies take care of ‘Sirivennela’, ‘Swarna Kamalam’, ‘Subha Lagnam’, ‘Rudraveena’ and a alternative of others, grew to turn out to be trendy with dilapidated director K Viswanath’s film ‘Sirivennela’ in 1986.

He came to be identified as ‘Sirivennela’ Sitarama Sastry though his surname is Chembolu.

Since then, he penned about 3,000 songs and bagged the Andhra Pradesh authorities’s Nandi award several times, apart from other honours.

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