Hyderabad: Actor and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Nandamuri Harikrishna (61) succumbed to his
injuries after he met with an accident in Telangana’s Nalgonda district on Wednesday.
According to Nalgonda superintendent of police AV Ranganath, the film actor-politician N Harikrishna
was declared dead at the Kamineni hospital in Narkeptally after he was taken there in a critical
Police said he was returning from Nellore to Hyderabad in a car. The car overturned
and mangled remains were found near the mishap site. Police believe that
Harikrishna was driving the car when the mishap occurred on Wednesday.
Two sons of Hariksihna, Junior and Nandamuri Kalyanram are popular
Tollywood actors. They rushed to the hospital after the incident.
Harikrishna is the fourth son of actor, director, producer, founder of Telugu Desam Party and former
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao and the brother-in-law of AP Chief Minister
In 2008, he was a candidate of the TDP for election to Rajya Sabha.
It may be recalled that his eldest son, Nandamuri Janakiram, was also killed in a road accident near
Akupamula crossroads on the Hyderabad-Vijayawada highway in December 2014.Junior NTR too was injured in
a road mishap in 2009. Incidentally, NandamuriHarikrishna’s other son Nandamuri Janakiram died in a
road mishap in 2014.