Chandramohan, Telugu Cinema Icon, Passes Away: A Tribute to a Storied Career, No More

Renowned actor Chandramohan, aged 82, breathed his last today at 9:45 a.m. due to a cardiac arrest at Hyderabad Apollo Hospital. Chandramohan, born Mallampalli Chandrasekhara Rao on May 23, 1943, in Pamidimukkala village, Andhra Pradesh, debuted in the Telugu film industry with “Rangula Ratnam” in 1966.

His remarkable career included notable performances in films like “Padaharella Vayasu” (1978) and “Siri Siri Muvva” (1978), earning him the Best Actor Award at the Nandi Awards and the Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu). Additionally, he received Nandi Awards for Best Character Actor and Comedian for films such as “Chandamama Raave” (1987) and “Athanokkade” (2005).

Chandramohan, a relative of the late K. Vishwanath Garu, achieved success as both a leading actor and character artist in films like “Manasantha Nuvve,” “Sankarabaranam,” “Premante Idhera,” “Thammudu,” “Dookudu,” “Vasantham,” “7G Brindavan Colony,” “Desamuduru,” and “Dhee.”

Chandramohan’s wife, Jalandhara, and two daughters will conduct his final rites in Hyderabad on Monday. His passing is a significant loss to Telugu cinema, leaving the industry and audiences mourning the departure of a versatile and award-winning actor who contributed immensely to the world of cinema.