Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) The Indian film industry plunged into gloom following the death of veteran producer D. Ramanaidu, who breathed his last here Wednesday.
The movie mogul, as he was fondly called by the industry and fans, lost his battle to prostate cancer.
Many film personalities took to Twitter to share their grief. Here’s what they tweeted:
Taapse Pannu: A legend left us today. Privileged to have met him in person a few times. RIP Ramanaidu garu. Strength to the family.
Rakul Preet Singh: Such a huge loss to the film industry. Ramanaidu garu passed away. Shocked !! Speechless!! RIP sir. Strength to d family
P.C. Sreeram: The legend of Indian cinema Ramanaidu garu is no more. His passion for cinema made him produce films in 13′ Indian languages. RIP
Khushbu Sundar: Had the good fortune of spending more than an hour with Ramanaidu sir at his plc in Hyderabad last month…will alwz cherish the memories. RIP.
Devi Sri Prasad: Can’t believe d shockin news of d demise of Legendary Producer Ramanaidu garu. He was a trend setter n Inspiration 2 d Industry! R.I.P SIR.
Kona Venkat: I’m shocked to hear the demise of Sri Ramanaidu garu.. A great personality and a wonderful human being…Too sad
Riteish Deshmukh: Legendary filmmaker Daggubati Ramanaidu passes away-his contribution in building Indian Cinema is immense. Thank you sir. RIP.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu: Another day another loss. RIP Ramanaidu garu. Strength to the family.
Vimala Raman: Very saddened to hear the loss of a great asset to the movie world Ramanaidu Sir, thank you for everything you have given to the industry RIP
Hansika Motwani: Truly a legend! Dr. D. Ramanaidu garu RIP. Deepest condolence to the family.
Nikhil Siddhartha: He lived only for Cinema… Thanks for all the great films u have given us over the past decades Ramanaidu
Nani: A legend leaves. Goodbye sir. U might have left in one form but you are alive in many. RIP RAMANAIDU GAARU
Mohan Babu: RIP one of the greatest producers Dr. Ramanaidu Garu, an inspiration to many producers and I have learnt a lot from him. Disheartening news