BA Raju, the star PRO in the Telugu film industry, passed away due to health issues on this day (May 21 st) last year. A commemoration ceremony was today hosted by his family at the Film Nagar Cultural Centre, Film Nagar, Hyderabad, on Wednesday.
On the occasion, Raju's friends and professional colleagues remembered his stellar contributions to the film industry and the public-relations universe.
The event was attended by senior filmmaker SV Krishna Reddy, producer K Atchi Reddy, producer C Kalyan, filmmaker-producer Tammareddy Bharadwaj, Hero Ashok Galla, producer Adhiseshagiri Rao, producer Bandla Ganesh, producer MS Raju and the film journalist fraternity.
About BA Raju:
BA Raju, a publisher, publicist and producer, was known for being the foremost PRO in Tollywood for decades. He was a publicist for more than 1600 movies.
Old-timers know him as one of the earliest confidantes of the legendary Superstar Krishna. By and by, as Raju expanded his horizons, he came to be sought-after by some of the biggest names. Noted production houses collaborated with him for more than two decades. His insights and sense of judgement were held in high esteem.
During a promotional event of 'Sarkaru Vaari Paata', Mahesh Babu solemnly remembered Raju and his association with him.