Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry No More, Tollywood Celebrities Mourn Loss

30 Nov, 2021 16:55 IST|Sakshi Post

Sirivennela Sitaramasastry, the world-renowned lyricist who made Telugu films popular throughout the world, passed away on Tuesday. He was being treated at a hospital for a week for pneumonia. He breathed his last on Tuesday evening at the famous KIMS Hospital in Hyderabad. 

A pall of gloom descended over Tollywood following the death of Sirivennela Seetharama Shastry. His death has created a huge void in the industry. 
Sirivennela Seetharama Shastry began his cinema career with the song 'Vidhata Talapuna' in the film 'Sirivennela,' directed by K. Vishwanath. With that movie, he became popular and retained the film title as his surname. He has written over 3,000 songs for more than 800 films.

In 2019, he has conferred the prestigious Padma Shri award for his contribution to the film industry.

Sirivennela Seetharama Shastry's sudden demise has saddened the film industry. Tributes have been pouring in on Twitter with several actors expressing shock over the death of Sirivennela Seetharama Shastry. Have a look at some tweets...

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