Veteran Sandalwood actor Chetan Rama Rao no more

Veteran actor Chetan Rama Rao who rendered service for five decades in Sandalwood passed away here on Saturday following heart attack.

Published: 25th December 2016 05:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th December 2016 05:24 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

MYSURU:  Veteran actor Chetan Rama Rao who rendered service for five decades in Sandalwood passed away here on Saturday following heart attack. He is survived by wife Parvathi, daughters  Kalavathi, Vanishree and Geetha. 

He was 76. A resident of TK Layout, Chetan Rama Rao was ill for the last seven months. 
Two months ago, as he was unable to foot the hospital bill, he discontinued the treatment. On Saturday, he complained of chest pain and died while being rushed to hospital. 

Rama Rao, a native of Sindaghatta village in  Mandya district, acted in more than 350 films and was conferred with Rajyothsava award in 2008.

Stay up to date on all the latest Entertainment Kannada news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

facebook twitter whatsapp