- Telugu lyricist and author Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry handed away on November 30
- He was 66 and is survived by his spouse and two sons.
- He breathed his final whereas battling lung most cancers at KIMS Hospital in Secunderabad
‘RRR’ director S.S. Rajamouli has recalled his recollections of famend Telugu movie lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, who died of lung most cancers. Sastry was 66 and is survived by his spouse, two sons, and a daughter. His members of the family admitted him to the hospital on November 24 after he complained of uneasiness. Nevertheless, his situation deteriorated on Tuesday and he died whereas present process therapy. Together with his demise, The Telugu movie business is in a state of shock.
Rajamouli, who took to his social media to pen a heartfelt observe, had talked about, ‘That is my private loss.’ He wrote, “Within the yr 1996, we misplaced every thing after the film ‘Ardhaangi’. Seetharama Sastry was the one who crammed braveness in me. A few of his songs fill a lot confidence inside me, that I saved listening to his songs every time I needed to face limitations in my life.”
Rajamouli recollects among the best incidents with Sastry, as he mentioned, “I as soon as visited him on New 12 months’s Eve. When he requested me what sort of a present I used to be anticipating from him, I handed over a pocket book, and requested him to pen down a music for me. I nonetheless keep in mind my father’s happiness once I took again that pocket book with Sirivennela’s music written in it. Priceless.”
In the meantime, Sastry penned the lyrics for ‘RRR’ music ‘Dosti’ from the upcoming pan-India film. “For ‘RRR’ music video, we had deliberate to shoot him signing on the lyric paper. Sadly, he received sick by that point, and it by no means occurred. It might have been an incredible reminiscence,” Rajamouli’s heartfelt observe conveyed. Additionally, Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry’s ‘Ammayina Nannayina’ from Simhadri, and ‘Parugulu theey’ from ‘Maryada Ramanna’ are Rajamouli’s best-remembered works amongst his films.
Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry’s remaining rites had been performed at his residence, as a whole lot of his followers and celebrities together with Rana Daggubati, Chiranjeevi, Mahesh Babu, Jr NTR, Pawan Kalyan, Nani amongst others arrived to pay their final respects. They attended the funeral and likewise supplied condolences to his household.
Chiranjeevi, who has very carefully labored with Sastry on many films, was there on the hospital on the day of his loss of life. Chatting with the media, Chiranjeevi expressed his shock. “Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry’s loss is private. He known as me up even earlier than he was about to depart for the hospital on November 24. We spoke for about 20 minutes. He assured me that he would come again from the hospital quickly. As we spoke concerning the therapy, we each had determined to get him handled in Chennai after he recovers a bit. However my pal by no means got here again,” a teary-eyed Chiranjeevi mentioned.
“An individual who was filled with confidence that he would return to get higher therapy, an individual who was all effectively, besides that he had uneasiness, an individual who spoke to me for such a very long time, is not any extra. How can anybody go away so abruptly?” Chiranjeevi added.
(With IANS Inputs)