By News Helpline – 10th May 2021
Actor Rakul Preet Singh along with Vijay Deverakonda and more expressed grief over the demise of Journalist and actor Tummala Nageshwara Rao, popularly known as TNR, who passed away due to Coronavirus.
TNR was admitted to a hospital in Malkajgiri, Hyderabad after testing positive for Covid-19 last week. His oxygen levels had fallen significantly worsening his condition and he breathed his last breath this morning.
Actor Rakul Singh took to her social media profile and tweeted, “So shocked that you are no longer with us TNR Garu. Had done an interview in feb with him and little did I know it would be the last one. You will be remembered always for your contribution to journalism in Telugu film industry! RIP”
Actor Vijay Deverakonda shared, “Thinking of you fondly, remembering our two long conversations, your genuine interest, love and patience…Your passing away has left all of us at home shaken, you will be missed TNR sir…My respects and love…”
TNR hosted a famous YouTube show called ‘Frankly Speaking with TNR’. He was also a noted for his memorable performances in films like Nene Raju Nene Mantri, Subrahmanyapuram, Falaknuma Das, George Reddy, Savaari, HIT, and Jathi Ratnalu.