Actor and film critic Kathi Mahesh succumbed to the accidents he had sustained in a street accident on the Chennai-Kolkata freeway in Nellore district, at Chennai on Saturday, police sources right here mentioned.
The 43-year-old satirist had sustained grievous accidents when the automobile pushed by his pal was concerned in a rear-end collision with a container truck at Chandrasekarapuram, close to Kodavalur, on June 26.
Mahesh, an alumni of Hyderabad Central University, was first rushed to a non-public hospital in Nellore and later shifted to a non-public hospital in Chennai for higher remedy.
Being outspoken, Mahesh, who hailed from Chittoor district, had landed himself in a number of controversies, together with the one for allegedly hurting the non secular sentiments together with his remarks on the epic Ramayana, and had been banned by the Hyderabad police from getting into town for six months in July 2018.
He had additionally appeared on the Telugu actuality TV present, ‘Bigg Boss’.
He had backed the YSRCP within the Tirupati Lok Sabha byelection.
Mahesh, a promoter of different cinema, had proved his mettle as a director with ‘Edari Varsham’, which was primarily based on Devarakonda Balagangadhara Tilak’s story, ‘Oori Chivara Illu’, business sources mentioned.
Prior to that, he had made three documentaries – Our Water, Shubhodayam, and God’s Own People.
He had floated ‘Navatarangam Chalanachitram’ for crowdfunding. He had made his performing debut with Sampoornesh Babu’s ‘Hrudaya Kaleyam’. He was the co-writer of the film, ‘Minugurulu’, the “first Telugu script to be preserved in the Oscar Library’s permanent core collection and the first Telugu film to compete for the Academy Awards’ best feature film.”
He had labored in, amongst different movies, ‘Nene Raju Nene Mantri’, ‘Amma Rajyam Lo Kadapa Biddalu’, ‘Kobbari Matta’ and ‘Krack’.