(This article is authored by Alar)
Nearly ten days after his father's death, Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu opened up for the first time about the loss and in what appeared to be an eulogy, the actor said that he will carry his father's legacy forward. Mahesh Babu is enduring grave distress in recent times as he has lost his brother, mother, and father in 2022.
While Mahesh Babu's brother Ramesh Babu passed away this January, his mother Indira Devi died this September, and his father and legendary actor Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna breathed his last at 79 on November 15. The demise of Rama Krishna has deeply saddened Mahesh Babu's family and thousands of fans, who have been extending condolences to the bereaving family members.
On Thursday - November 24, Mahesh Babu took to social media and shared a touching and heartwarming note. He emotionally penned the statement and shared his father's picture. The actor wrote, "Your life was celebrated...Your passing is being celebrated even more... Such is your greatness. You live your life fearlessly... daring and dashing was your nature".
"My inspiration... my courage... and all that I looked up to and all that really mattered are gone just like that. But strangely, I feel this strength in me which I never really felt before... Now I'm fearless... Your light will shine in me forever... I will carry your Legacy forward... I will make you even more proud... Love you Nanna.. My Superstar", Mahesh Babu added.
As early as 1962, Krishna made cameo appearances in films like Paruvu Prathishta, Padandi Mundhuku, and Kula Gothralu (1961). His first film, 1965's Thene Manasulu, launched a successful acting career that included roles in critically acclaimed films like Sakshia (1967), which went on to win the Tashkent Film Festival the following year.
After Krishna experienced a cardiac arrest, he was rushed to the Continental Hospital in Hyderabad. Unfortunately, he breathed his last. Several fans are pouring their prayers to Mahesh Babu and his family has been getting support and strength to bear the loss from national leaders and legendary actors.