On Friday night, the late publicist took his last breath due to a sudden cardiac arrest and many celebs took to social media to pay condolences to the family. B Shiva Kumar took to social media and wrote, “We are devastated with the sudden demise of our father, pioneer personality in the Tollywood, B.A. Raju Garu. The entire film industry stood with us during these difficult times. Everyone knows about how our father’s life is intertwined with film industry. We believe he is watching all of your kind words which gives us strength and support. He is resting in peace watching all of your love and kindness. Eternally Grateful. (sic)” He has even stated that he will continue to carry on his father’s legacy should the film industry be supportive.
— Shiva Kumar B (@shivakumar2204) 1621749026000
BA Raju has worked closely with many Tollywood stars. Actors like Jr NTR, Mahesh Babu, Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Prabhas and more have mourned his passing. He had even produced movies like Vaishakam, Lovely and Premalo Pavani Kalyan, having worked for over 1500 films in South India.