Renowned Tamil Filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna passed away this afternoon due to lung infection, The veteran Director was rushed to the AIG hospitals in Gowchibawli, Hyderabad, after complaining of acute breathlessness. He was under constant supervision from the teams of doctors, was undergoing the treatment in the Intensive Care Unit and was kept under ventilator.
Kodi Ramakrishnan suffered from a minor heart attack and Paralytic attack in 2016, following the appropriate treatment, he fully recovered soon.
He made more than 100 in multiple languages including Telugu films, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi. The director also won the Raghupathi Venkaiah Award for his contribution to Telugu cinema. He was the first to dabble in various genres, he directed dramas, social films and spy flicks alongside being the first to venture into the graphics arena with various supernatural and fantasy flicks.
The legend also helmed films like ‘Muddula Menalludu’, ‘Sathruvu’, ‘Ammoru’ and ‘Arundhati’, the multi-talented filmmaker also starred in a handful of films namely ‘Dongata’, ‘Aasti Mooredu Aasha Baaredu’, ‘Inti Donga’ and ‘Mudilla Muchata’.