Telugu film producer Pokuri RamaRao passed away on Friday evening in Hyderabad due to COVID-19. He was 65.
According to several reports, Ramarao underwent surgery ten months ago to take care of his heart ailments. The death of the producer due to Kovid-19 is a major setback for the film industry.
The producer was undergoing treatment for Covid-19 when his health began to deteriorate and he lost the battle to the virus late on Friday. His last rites were performed on Saturday afternoon at Erragadda Smashana Vaatika.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Telangana currently stands at 18,570 with 275 deaths so far. Recently, Tamil-Telugu TV actress Navya Swamy also tested positive. She took to Instagram to share her Covid-19 experiences.
Moreover, celebrities like producer Bandla Ganesh, designer Shilpa Reddy, and her husband were also tested positive earlier.