September 27, 2022

Hyderabad, Sep 11 : Asian Institute of Gastroenterology (AIG) Hospitals at Gachibowli here said the legendary Telugu actor Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju died of cardiac arrest while undergoing treatment at 3.16 AM in the early hours of Sunday.
In a statement, the AIG Hospitals said he was admitted for post COVID complications on August 5.
He was diagnosed with severe pneumonia caused by multidrug resistant bacteria and fungal organisms, severe infective bronchitis.
He had heart rhythm disturbances during the hospital stay and worsening of kidney function. He was managed on ventilator support since admission.
He was on appropriate treatment and close monitoring was done.
“He succumbed to severe pneumonia and its complications on 11.9.22 and expired at 3.16 am today due to cardiac arrest,” it said.

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