Hyderabad, Sept 25 :
Saradhi Studios Director Baburao was murdered by unknown people in the premises of studios on Thursday night. The murder appeared to be done by some professional killers as he got a deep cut on the neck. After finishing his dinner, Baburao was walking from his home to studios where he was murdered by some unknown people. The workers in the studio immediately rushed him to Image Hospital for treatment where he declared brought dead. His body was sent for Gandhi Hospital for postmortem.
It seems he was getting some threatening calls from his native place Gudivada, Krishna district from few days. Babu Rao is one of the directors of the Saradhi studios. The studio land controversy is said to be reason for his murder - some directors want to make a multiplex complex and some are against this and it is also heard that some part of this land was sold a NRI from USA for Rs 80 crores. But, the actual reason for the murder is yet to find out by police.
Sarathi Studios in Ameerpet is located in prime location and it is spread across 7 acres of land. This is considered as one of the prestigious film studio. Many hit films including Kalasiunte Kaladhu Sukham, Atma Banduvu were produced by this studio. Saradhi Films banner is originally established by Chalappali Raja.