Telugu Super Star Mahesh Babu's mother and legendary actor Krishna's wife Indira Devi passed away during the early morning hours of Wednesday, September 28, and this incident has sent shock waves in the Telugu film industry. According to reports, Indira Devi breathed her last, following a brief illness for the last few days. It has been informed that Indira Devi's mortal remains is kept at the Padmalaya Studios in Jubilee Hills for the friends and well wishers to pay their final respects. The cremation will reportedly take place at the Mahaprasthanam, Jubilee Hills.

The visuals of Mahesh Babu's daughter Sitara, shedding tears at the funeral have made the netizens emotional, garnering attention. Several notable film personalities including the likes of Megastar Chiranjeevi, Jr NTR, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Balakrishna and others have been mourning the demise of Indira Devi on social media and they are also expected to pay their tribute in person. Jr NTR took to his official Twitter page to share his heartfelt condolences to Mahesh Babu and his family. He tweeted, "Deeply saddened by the passing away of Indira Devi Garu. Deepest condolences to Krishna garu, Mahesh anna and family in this time of grief".

The fans have also been mourning the demise of Indira Devi on social media, extending their condolences to Mahesh Babu and his family. Indira Devi has been an integral part of Mahesh Babu's life and the star actor has talked about her in several interviews of his, in the past. It can be noted that, the family lost Mahesh Babu's older brother Ramesh Babu. Indira Devi is survived by her husband Krishna, son Mahesh Babu and daughters Padmavathi, Manjula, and Priyadarshini.

On the work front, Mahesh Babu is currently working on his next film, SSMB 28, which is helmed by Trivikram Srinivas, featuring Pooja Hegde as the female lead. Following the completion of SSMB 28, Mahesh Babu will be joining hands with director SS Rajamouli for a magnum opus.