Telugu superstar and actor Mahesh Babu’s father Krishna Ghattamaneni was admitted to Continental Hospitals in Hyderabad on Monday after suffering a cardiac arrest. A statement issued by the hospital said that Krishna “remains in a critical condition and has been put on a ventilator.”
The statement read: “Shri Ghattamaneni Krishna was brought to the Emergency Department of Continental Hospitals Hyderabad at 01:15 this morning (14-11-2022) with cardiac arrest. Medics immediately performed CPR, resuscitated him within 20 minutes, and transported him to the ICU for treatment and observation. He is currently in critical condition and has been put on a ventilator. His clinical condition is closely monitored by an expert, multidisciplinary team including cardiologists, neurologists and critical care specialists. Family members were properly assessed on his condition.”
Krishna, 79, made his debut as a lead actor in Thene Manasulu (1965) and established himself as an actor, director and film producer with films like Mosagallagu Mosagadu, Alluri Sita Ramaraju, Goodhachari 116 among others.
Krishna is the actor’s father Mahesh Babu, Padmavathi, Manjula and Priyadarshini. Krishna’s first wife Indira Devi died in September this year while his elder son Ramesh Babu breathed his last in January.