Ramoji Rao deserves Bharat Ratna: SS Rajamouli

The 'Baahubali' director remarked that Ramoji Rao single-handedly introduced many innovations to the industry.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 10, 2024 | 10:00 AMUpdatedJun 10, 2024 | 10:00 AM

Rajamouli deeply admired Rao's five decades of perseverance, dedication, and creativity, highlighting how he offered employment and inspiration to millions. (Supplied)

The Telugu film fraternity came together to pay their final respects to Cherukuri Ramoji Rao, who passed away on Saturday morning, 8 June, in Hyderabad. SS Rajamouli, among the many film personalities paying tribute, suggested that the most fitting way to honour the late media baron would be by awarding him the Bharat Ratna — India’s highest civilian honour.

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