BA Raju was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad yesterday night after his diabetes levels kept fluctuating at an alarming rate. He was immediately shifted to the Intensive Care Unit for better treatment. But his health condition kept deteriorating and he sadly passed away after suffering from a cardiac arrest.
Raju’s son Shiva Kumar took it to Twitter to share the sad news of the former’s passing away.
“With extreme sorrow & grief we would like to announce the untimely demise of our beloved father Shri B.A.Raju. He passed away due to sudden fluctuations of diabetes & cardiac arrest. May his Soul Rest In Peace. Dad Be A “Raju” Forever because You are a “SUPERHIT” in Our Hearts.” Shiva Kumar’s tweet read.
The film fraternity is mourning the demise of the well-respected media personality who shared very good relations with everyone in the Telugu film industry. Condolences are pouring in for the family of the deceased.
“ The sudden demise of BA Raju Garu has left me in shock. As one of the most senior film journalists & PRO,he has contributed greatly to the Film Industry. I've known him since my earliest days in TFI. It is a huge loss.Praying for strength to his family. Rest in Peace Raju Garu,” Jr NTR
“ Not able to process the sudden demise of BA Raju garu. I've known him since my childhood. We travelled together for many years and I worked with him very closely. A thorough professional and a gentleman at heart who was immensely passionate about cinema. Our family meant the world to him. A monumental loss for our family and the media fraternity. May your soul rest in peace! Raju garu, you will be terribly missed. Sending love and strength to his son in these tough times,” Mahesh Babu
With extreme sorrow & grief we would like to announce the untimely demise of our beloved father Shri B.A.Raju. He passed away due to sudden fluctuations of diabetes & cardiac arrest.
May his Soul Rest In Peace.
Dad Be A “Raju” Forever because You are a “SUPERHIT” in Our Hearts. pic.twitter.com/QpNYpFW4t0
— Shiva Kumar B (@shivakumar2204) May 21, 2021