National award winner and top lyricist of Tollywood Suddala Ashok Teja had suffered from an acute liver disease for the past couple of days. As his health deteriorated drastically, he was joined at Asian Institute of Gastro-Enterology at Gachibowli some days ago. Now according to the latest update, Suddala Ashok Teja has successfully undergone a liver transplant and the surgery was performed at AIG Hospital in Gachibowli on Saturday. The surgery started at 9:30 am and lasted till 6 in the evening.
Suddala Ashok Teja’ younger son Suddala Arjun Teja donated a part of his liver to his father. Both Suddala Ashok Teja and his son are doing fine after the surgery and they will be discharged soon. Suddala is survived by his wife Nirmala, daughter Swapna and sons Jwala Chaitanya and Arjun Teja.
Ahead of the surgery, Suddala Ashok Teja’ nephew and the character artiste Uttej issued a press statement regarding his health and the statement reads, “Suddala required blood donors and upon reaching out to Chiranjeevi Charitable Trust, they promised us that they will arrange blood for the surgery.”
Suddala Ashok Teja had won the National Award for his ‘Nenu Saitham’ song in Chiranjeevi’s Tagore in 2004. He loved writing lyrics since his childhood.