Jr. NTR’s father Nandamuri Harikrishna dies in a horrific car accident in Nalgonda. The accident happened on the Annaparthi road near Narketpally in Telangana’s Nalgonda district. He was 61.
Nandamuri Harikrishna was a son of NT Rama Rao and a brother-in-law of N Chandrababu Naidu. The incident happened around 7:30 am.
According to reports, the actor was driving his SUV, a Toyota Fortuner at high speed to attend a wedding in Nellore. The officials revealed since the car was moving at a high speed, the collision led to Harikrishna getting thrown out of the car and onto the road and he suffered severe injuries on his chest and head. He immediately rushed to hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Nandamuri’s death left many of his close friends from Telugu industry shell shocked. Many took to Twitter to express their shock and condolences.
చాలా రోజులు ఐయింది నిన్ను చూసి, కలవాలి తమ్ముడు..that’s what he said a few weeks ago and now he is gone.all I feel is a void,I will miss you Anna!!!! pic.twitter.com/T9epx3ZEEk
— Nagarjuna Akkineni (@iamnagarjuna) August 29, 2018
Shocked at the tragic passing of Shri Nandamuri Harikrishna garu. My deepest condolences to his family & loved ones and may God give them strength to face this loss. I offer my prayers for his soul to Rest in Peace
— Gautami (@gautamitads) August 29, 2018
— Sri Reddy (@srireddy_) August 29, 2018
Really sorry to hear the news.
Strength to Tarak, Kalyan Ram and the family to withstand this tragic moment. Rest in peace Harikrishna garu.
— Kajal Aggarwal (@MsKajalAggarwal) August 29, 2018
Shocked to hear about Sri Harikrishna garu’s demise in a tragic road accident !! He shall always be fondly remembered ! Strength to the family ! RIP sir ..
— Rakul Preet (@Rakulpreet) August 29, 2018
Deeply saddened by the news of Harikrishna garu’s untimely demise. May his soul rest in peace. Strength and love to my brother @tarak9999 and his entire family in this time of grief.
— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) August 29, 2018
— Genelia Deshmukh (@geneliad) August 29, 2018
— SRIKANTH MEKA (@actorsrikanth) August 29, 2018
Nandamuri Harikrishna was best known for his works in Telugu cinema. He served as the member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly during 1996–1999. He became a Cabinet Minister for Road Transport in 1996. In 2008, he was a candidate of the Telugu Desam Party and was elected to Rajya Sabha.
Nandamuri Harikrishna is survived by his wife, daughter Sushasini and sons Kalyan Ram and Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao. Harikrishna was the fourth son of late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP founder NTR.
Our heartfelt condolence to the family!