A horrific road accident sucked the life of former Rajya Sabha MP Nandamuri Harikrishna. The hazardous accident which happened in Telangana’s Nalgonda district in the early hours of Wednesday took the life of brother-in-law of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.
Son of N T Rama Rao, Nandamuri Harikrishna was travelling to Kavali, Nellore to attend a wedding function when his car crashed into the divider and flipped on the other side on the Nalgonda Highway. The car was again hit by another car coming towards the city which intensified the accident. Heavily injured Harikrishna was rushed to Kamineni Hospital in Narkatpally where he lost his life due to severe injuries and heavy bleeding.
Duty Medical Officer of Ameer Khan shared that the 62-year-old man suffered severe head injuries and had internal bleeding. However, the exact reason behind the loss of life is yet to be ascertained.
Vice president M Venkaiah Naidu tweeted “As a popular actor, he has entertained the Telugu audience. As a parliamentarian, he was very upright and expressed his opinions frankly. My condolences to his family, well-wishers and followers at this time of grief,” and consoled for the death of the former MP.
Harikrishna had lost his son Janakiram in a road accident on the same Nalgonda stretch in 2014 and his junior son survived an accident here in 2009.
The son of the Mr Harikrishna, Kalyanram and Taraka Rama Rao condoled the tragic death of Harikrishna. Harikrishna had performed acting in several Telugu movies and his son Rao popularly know as Junior NTTR is also a famous Telugu star. Popular Actor and politician N T Rama Rao served as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh for three terms whereas his son Harikrishna served as a minister in Chandrababu Naidu’s cabinet.
The actor and former minister was to turn 62 on September but he died at 61.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao remembered services of late Harikrishna in politics and cinema and expressed deep grief for the loss of the Harikrishna.
Harikrishna had asked his fans and family member to donate money to relief funds of Kerala instead of spending it on his celebration.