One of the finest and renowned music directors of Telugu film industry, Chakri passed away this morning due to massive heart stroke . According to media reports, Chakri didn’t wake up from bed on morning despite repeated attempts by his wife Sravani. Suspecting something wrong, she immediately took him to nearby hospital where doctors pronounced his death at around 7.45 AM. Chakri had been suffering from Obesity and related ailments. Chakri’s untimely death has shaken the Telugu film industry. His body will soon be shifted to his house in Jubilee Hills for public-viewing.
Chakri has worked for more than 85 films, which includes block buster musical hits like Idiot, Amma Nanna Tamilammayi, Deshamuduru, Simha etc. His recent film that he worked for was “Errabassu” directed by Dasari Narayana Rao.
Entire Tollywood fraternity went into shock due to the sudden demise of this talented music composer. Telangana CM KCR condoled Chakri’s death and described that “a talented musician has gone too early at an young age.” Terming Chakri as “Telangana Bidda”, he recalled Chakri’s success.