Veteran cine actor Saagiraju Rajamraju, who was familiar as Mukku Raju, died due to ill-health at his residence here.
Mukku Raju started his career as choreographer and ended up as an actor, particularly in the roles of singer. He acted in more than 100 Telugu films and played important roles in movies directed by “Red Star” R Narayana Murthy. He started his career in 1940 with the Telugu film “Oka Gramam”. He also acted in “Erra Sainyam, Ore Rikshaw, Cheemala Dandu” movies, which were directed by Narayana Murthy.
Several cine personalities expressed condolences on the sudden demise of Mukku Raju. (NSS)