Veteran Telugu producer Pokuri Rama Rao passed away last night at his Manikonda residence in Hyderabad. He died due to coronavirus last night. Rama Rao is brother of popular Telugu producer Pokuri Babu Rao who made numerous films under the banner of Eetaram Films. Recently it was heard that a Tollywood producer tested positive of Coronavirus but the name wasn’t revealed then.
He is said to have admitted in a Private Hospital and he breathed his last on Friday. This is the first corona death in Tollywood. Pokuri Rama Rao died last evening and the cremation is expected to take place today on Saturday.
Producer Bandla Ganesh was the first Tollywood celebrity to test positive for coronavirus. But recently he confirmed that he tested corona negative.
Bigg Boss fame Ravi Krishna who is a TV artist also tested positive for Covid-19.
Few days ago, the IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao said the vaccine and medicine for Covid-19 would come from Telangana’s capital and the Hyderabad Pharma City would emerge as one of the biggest pharmaceutical clusters in the world.
www.tollywood.net is expressing their deepest condolences over the demise of Telugu producer Pokuri Rama Rao . May his soul rest in peace.