Thousands bid tearful adieu to Ramoji Rao

He passed away in Hyderabad on 8 June. His funeral, with state honours, took place on 9 June at Ramoji Film City.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 10, 2024 | 10:15 AMUpdatedJun 10, 2024 | 10:15 AM

Ramoji Rao (16 November 1936 – 8 June 2024).

The mortal remains of Cherukuri Ramoji Rao, chairman of the Ramoji Group, were cremated in Hyderabad on Sunday, 9 June. The funeral, held with full state honours at Ramoji Film City, saw his son Kiran lighting the pyre. Ramoji Rao, who revolutionised the news and entertainment industry, died at Star Hospital, on 8 June. He was 88.

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