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Veteran Telugu Actor Chandra Mohan Dies at 80

Veteran Telugu Actor Chandra Mohan Dies at 80

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On November 11, 2011, seasoned Telugu actor Chandra Mohan succumbed to cardiac arrest at the Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad. Reportedly, the actor had been undergoing treatments pertaining to the heart. Two daughters and a spouse survive him in death. The Telugu film industry was saddened by the veteran actor’s passing.

Jr. NTR, an actor who appeared in RRR, paid homage to the deceased actor, lamented his untimely demise, and extended condolences to his family. “It is extremely sad to learn of the untimely demise of Chandramohan Garu, who has amassed acclaim for decades through his diverse film roles,” he wrote in a post on X. His family has my sincerest condolences; may his soul eternally rest in serenity.”

Sai Tej Dharam, an actor, pays sincere homage to the illustrious performance and characters of Chandra Mohan. He wrote, “His memorable acting and characters transport us down memory lane and bring a smile to our faces each time.” Respected Chandra Mohan, may your soul be at ease. “Shanti Om”

Who was Chandra Mohan?

Chandra Mohan, who was born Mallampalli Chandrasekhara Rao in Pamidimukkala village, Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh, on May 23, 1943, made his film début in Rangula Ratnam (1966), directed by BN Reddy. Over the course of his illustrious 51-year career, Mohan appeared in 932 films, garnering two Nandi Awards–Best Male Comedian for Chandamama Raave (1987) and Best Character Actor for Athanokkade (2005)–and one Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu for Padaharella Vayasu (1978). His last film appearance was in Oxygen (2017), directed by AM Jyothi Krishna.

Many, including the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, and several members of the Telugu film fraternity, extended their deepest condolences to the bereaved family members upon learning of his passing.

Popular Telugu film actor Chandra Mohan acted in 932 films including lead roles in 150 films.

The Reason Behind His Death

Due to cardiac complications, the veteran actor was transported to Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad. Chandra Mohan passed away on November 11, 2023, at approximately 9:45 AM. His age at the moment of passing away was 82.