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Legendary Telugu Actor Chandra Mohan Passes Away at 80

by vishvakarma NP
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In a saddening turn of events, the renowned Telugu film actor, Chandra Mohan, breathed his last at the age of 80. Born as Mallampalli Chandrashekhar Rao, Chandra Mohan was not only an experienced actor but also the beloved younger brother of the esteemed director and Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner, Vishwanath.

 

Chandra Mohan: A Storied Career in Telugu Cinema

 

Chandra Mohan’s illustrious career spanned over 150 films, with a total of 932 performances, showcasing his versatility and talent. From lead roles to significant characters, he left an indelible mark on the Telugu film industry.

 

Personal Life and Legacy

 

Beyond the silver screen, Chandra Mohan was a beloved family man, survived by his wife, Jalandhara, and two daughters. His demise marks the end of an era, leaving behind a legacy that transcends generations.

 

 Struggles with Health and Final Moments

 

Sources close to the family revealed that Chandra Mohan had been battling health issues related to age for a significant period. On Saturday morning, he succumbed to a brief illness at Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad, with his family by his side.

 

 Last Rites and Fond Farewell

 

The final rites of the veteran actor are scheduled to take place on Monday in Hyderabad. As the industry and fans mourn the loss, the last journey will be a poignant moment to bid farewell to a beloved icon.

 

From Birth to Stardom

 

Born on May 23, 1943, in the Pamidimukkala village of Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh, Chandra Mohan entered the Telugu film industry in 1966 with the film “Rangula Ratnam.” His stellar performance earned him the Nandi Award for Best Actor from the state government.

 

 Prolific Career Highlights

 

Chandra Mohan’s journey continued with remarkable roles in films like Sukha Dukhalu, Vanisri, Sirisiri Muvva, Seetamalakshmi, Radha Kalyanam, Shankarabharanam, and Chandamama Rave. Each film showcased his dedication to the craft and earned him accolades from both Filmfare and the state government.

 

 Awards and Recognition

 

The veteran actor’s talent was recognized with two Filmfare Awards for Best Actor and Character Artist, along with numerous awards from the state government for his contributions to the world of cinema.

 

 A Lasting Legacy

 

Chandra Mohan’s passing marks the end of an era in Telugu cinema. His contributions, not only as an actor but also as a brother and family man, will forever be etched in the hearts of his fans. As the industry mourns the loss of a legend, Chandra Mohan’s legacy will continue to inspire generations to come.

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