Several Telugu stars have taken to their social media handles to pay tribute. Mahesh Babu tweeted, ”Not able to process the sudden demise of BA Raju garu. I’ve known him since my childhood. We travelled together for many years and I worked with him very closely. A thorough professional and a gentleman at heart who was immensely passionate about cinema. Our family meant the world to him. A monumental loss for our family and the media fraternity.” He further added, ”May your soul rest in peace! Raju garu, you will be terribly missed. Sending love and strength to his son in these tough times. ”
Bollywood actress Kiara Advani wrote, ”One of the most positive souls, extremely sad to hear this news…..