Talented actor and writer Gollapudi Maruthi Rao breathed his last today. He has been suffering from health-related issues from the past few days and is recently admitted in a private hospital in Chennai. Gollapudi Maruthi Rao breathed his last today morning due to prolonged illness. The 80-year-old actor received numerous appreciations and awards for his work. His writings have been published and widely appreciated. In a career span of 35 years, Gollapudi Maruthi Rao worked for 230 films in different languages.
Tollywood celebrities mourned the sudden demise of Gollapudi Maruthi Rao. Condolence wishes poured in for the family. Gollapudi Maruthi Rao received six Nandi awards in his career. He is survived by his wife and two sons. One of his sons Srinivas passed away in a road accident and in his remembrance, Gollapudi Maruthi Rao has been presenting awards every year. His last rites will take place tomorrow. Rest in Peace Gollapudi Maruthi Rao.