Mahesh Babu‘s mother and veteran actor Krishna’s wife, Indira Devi left for heavenly abode in Hyderabad today. According to the reports, Indira Devi was not keeping well for the past few weeks and was being treated for the same at a private hospital. It is further reported that she was put on a ventilator for some time before she passed away.
Sharing the sad news, the family shared a statement that read, “Shri Ghattamaneni Indira Devi, the wife of Superstar Krishna and mother of Superstar Mahesh Babu passed away today morning. Today from 9.00AM, her body will be kept at the Padmalaya studio for people to visit & later the last rites will be performed at Mahaprasthan. #IndiraDevi.”Family members and friends have rushed to console Mahesh Babu and his father Krishna. Meanwhile, Indira Devi’s mortal remains will be kept at Padmalaya Studios for paying homage and her last rites will take place at Mahaprasthan today.
Megastar Chiranjeevi paid tribute to the deceased as he tweeted, “The news of Mrs. Indira Devi passing away is very sad. I express my deepest condolences to Superstar Krishna, brother Mahesh Babu, and all the family members.”
This has been a tough year for superstar Mahesh Babu as his elder brother and actor Ghattamaneni Ramesh Babu passed away in January 2022. The actor breathed his last at the age of 56 due to liver-related issues. The Sarkaru Vaari Paata actor was close to Ramesh Babu and the two even shared screen space in films like Needa and Bazaar Rowdy.