Renowned Telugu producer & PRO BA Raju passes away; Mahesh Babu, Samantha Akkineni and Jr NTR offer condolences


Film producer and senior journalist & PRO BA Raju passed away on Friday after suffering a cardiac arrest following fluctuations in diabetes. His son Shiva Kumar shared the sad news on Twitter.

He wrote, “With extreme sorrow & grief we would like to announce the untimely demise of our beloved father Shri B.A.Raju. He passed away due to sudden fluctuations of diabetes & cardiac arrest. May his Soul Rest In Peace. Dad Be A “Raju” Forever because You are a “SUPERHIT” in Our Hearts.”

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His sudden demise left the South film industry is shock as Mahesh Babu, Namrata Shirodkar, Samantha Akkineni, Jr NTR and SS Rajamouli expressed their grief on social media. 

Apart from promoting films and producing them, BA Raju also founded the popular Telugu magazine Superhit. He was the personal publicist for Mahesh babu and his family. In his career spanning four decades, BA Raju had worked on several films as a PRO (Public Relations Officer).

(Source: Twitter)