RIP: Legendary Telugu actor Chandra Mohan passes away at 82, film fraternity and fans in mourning

RIP: Legendary Telugu Actor Chandra Mohan Passes Away At 82, Film Fraternity And Fans In Mourning - Tamil Movie Cinema News
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Legendary actor Chandra Mohan, who is considered by many to be a doyen and pioneer in Telugu cinema, passed away on Saturday morning, November 11. He was 82. According to reports, Chandra Mohan had been hospitalized due to health issues and was undergoing treatment for heart-related ailments in a private hospital in Hyderabad, Telangana. It is also being stated that he suffered a cardiac arrest and breathed his last at 09:45 a.m. earlier today morning. He is survived by his wife, Jalandhara, and two daughters. The final farewell and last rites ceremony will reportedly take place in Hyderabad on Monday.

The news of Chandra Mohan's passing has come as a big shock to the Telugu film fraternity and fans, who have been paying their condolences on social media, with many leading stars also recalling the times they spent together with the iconic actor and remembering his memorable performances. Tamil PRO Riaz K. Ahmed paid his tribute to the Telugu cinema stalwart hailing his performances in MGR's Naalai Namadhe (1975), Kamal Haasan's Neeya (1979), and Ram Robert Rahim (1980). 

RRR star Jr. NTR too extended his condolences writing in Telugu, "It is very sad to see the untimely death of Chandramohan Garu, who has earned special recognition for himself by playing different roles in films for many decades. My deepest condolences to his family and may his soul rest in peace." (sic)

Actor Suresh, who is known for his appearances in Telugu and Tamil films, posted on X, "#Chandramohan garu , Is no more! Heartbroken,sad; Deep Respect to you. #RIP sir. Condolences to the Family. You will always be my #Teacher for Subtle Acting, Comedy & Dialog Timing. You will be missed by all your actor students like me & Telugu Audience who will always Love you!" (sic)

Chandra Mohan has a massive body of work having appeared in 932 films during the course of his illustrious career. Modern Tamil cinema audiences know him best for his role as Ravikrishna's father in 7G Brindavan Colony (2004), the Telugu remake of the blockbuster film 7G Rainbow Colony, while also making appearances in Prabhu Deva's Time (1999), and Karthi's Saguni (2012).