As we all know, entire Tollywood fraternity was shell shocked by the heartbreaking news of music director Chakri’s death. Similarly, Nandamuri Balakrishna was also shocked on listening to this news. He immediately hurried to film chamber and and expressed his deepest condolences to his family and paid his tributes to Chakri’s body. Later speaking to media, “I’m fan of Chakri. His death is personal loss to me. He was a big-hearted man.”
Chakri has rendered tunes for Chakri’s Srimannarayana and Simha. The songs of both films turned out chart busters. Especially, the Simha songs were well received by audiences from all quarters and Chakri even received his first Nandi award for his work towards the film.