It is known that Veteran Telugu actor Chalapathi Rao passed away at 78 on 25th December after suffering a cardiac arrest. Some of his most famous films include Jagannatakam, Pellante Nurella Panta, Kaliyuga Krishnudu, Kadapareddamma, Presidentigari Alludu, Ardharatri Hatyalu, and Raktham Chindina Raatri. Young Tiger Jr NTR wrote on the micro-blogging site, “Chalapathi Rao’s untimely death has left me deeply saddened. Nandamuri family lost a family member today. The death of Chalapati Rao, who was dear to our family since the days of his grandfather, is a great loss for all of us. My prayer is that his soul rest in peace.”
RRR star is currently in United States of America. Jr NTR made a video call from the US to the veteran actor’ son Ravi Babu to see Chalapathi Rao’ dead body. Speaking in a video call from there, he turned extremely emotional and said that Chalapathi Rao’s death shocked him. Jr NTR broke down in the video call. Seeing Chalapathi Rao’s body, Jr NTR said, “Le Babayi, Le Babayi”. It brought tears to many who saw the video that went viral on social media.
Tarak used to call Chalapathi Rao as Babai and in the video call, he asked him to get up.