Popular PRO, film Journalist and producer BA Raju died of cardiac arrest on May 21 night. SS Rajamouli, Young Rebel Star Prabhas, Namrata Shirodkar, Samantha Akkineni, Mahesh Babu took to social media to pay the last respects.
Prabhas took to his Facebook and wrote: Shocked by the sudden demise of senior journalist and PRO BA Raju garu, who was nothing short of a family member to me. I worked with him on many films through my career and will forever cherish the experience. This is a huge loss to TFI. My prayers are with the family. Rest in peace Raju garu…”
Rajamouli, who is currently working for RRR, wrote, “Truly shocked by the sudden demise of BA Raju garu. Losing a senior member like BA Raju, who has such a vast experience of working as a Film Journalist and PRO for over 1500 films, is a void that can not be filled. You will be missed. Rest in peace.”
BA Raju started his career as a film journalist and later he became a producer in the Telugu film industry. He made his debut as a film producer with Premalo Pavani Kalyan which was released in 2002 and he bankrolled few movies such as Premikulu, Chantigaduand Premalo Pavani Kalyan. BA Raju’ sudden demise left the Tollywood shocked and saddened.