Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:45:00 GMT | By PTI

Telugu actor Srihari passes away

Noted Telugu actor Srihari passed away at Lilavati Hospital on October 9 evening, sources said.


Srihari passes away (© Filmysouth)

He was 49.

The actor was admitted to the hospital today following illness and died around 5 PM, they said.

However, the cause of his death is not known yet.

Repeated attempts to contact the spokesperson of Lilavati Hospital did not yield any results.

Raghumudri Sri Hari, better known as Srihari, was an award-winning actor in Tollywood.

He started out in Telugu cinema as the antagonist and subsequently went on to essay some notable lead roles in his career.

Srihari was shooting in Mumbai for director Prabhu Deva's upcoming movie 'R....Rajkumar', earlier known as 'Rambo Rajkumar', starring Shahid Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead.

Srihari was last seen in 'Thoofan', the Telugu version of 2013 Bollywood action movie 'Zanjeer', starring Ram Charan Teja.

He had also played an important role in 'Magadheera' in which Ram Charan Tej was the hero. 'Magadheera' went on to become a huge hit. Only last weekend his film titled 'Police game' got released.

Srihari had made an appearance with his entire family in public for the audio release of '3' starring Dhanush and Shruti Haasan in Hyderabad.

'Zanjeer' director Apoorva Lakhia and Prabhudeva visited the hospital.

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