Veteran actress and filmmaker Vijaya Nirmala passed away in a private hospital in Hyderabad today early this morning. She was 75. She is survived by husband Krishna and son Vijaya Naresh. Mahesh Babu and Manjula Ghattamaneni are her step-children.
Naresh, revealed that the last rites will be held tomorrow. Those wanting to pay Vijaya Nirmala their last respects can do so at the family residence in Hyderabad.
Naresh informed, “I regret to inform you that my Mother senior Artiste, prominent Producer & Director, Dr. G Vijayanirmala Garu passed away during early hours today, that is, 27.6.2019, at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad, due to sickness. She was 75.
Her body will be kept at our residence ( Nanakramguda) today from 11am. Her final rites will be held tomorrow, that is, 28.6.2019. Further information will be updated.”
The entire film fraternity is shocked by the sudden demise of Vijaya Nirmala. Many celebrities took to social media to express their grief over the death of Nirmala.
Jr NTR: Vijaya Nirmala Garu was a pioneering filmmaker whose life is an inspiration for many. Extremely saddened to hear the news. Extending my deepest condolences to her family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru
Sudheer Babu: A terrible day for my family. A pioneer, a legend and most importantly my mother like personality, #VijayaNirmala Garu made her way to the God. May her soul rest in peace. #Ripvijayanirmalagaru
Kalyan Ram: Deeply saddened by the passing away of Vijaya Nirmala Garu. It is a huge loss for the Industry. Extending my heartfelt condolences to her family #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru
Allari Naresh: Vijaya Nirmala garu was a pillar to this industry, from acting to film-making her work has inspired many. Her demise is an irreplaceable loss to the art. My heartfelt condolences to Krishna Garu, @ItsActorNaresh and their entire family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru
Anil Ravipudi: Shocked to hear about the sudden demise of Vijaya Nirmala garu. She is a trendsetter who never stepped away from any challenge. My condolences to the family #RIPvijayanirmalaGaru
Nani: #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru Deepest condolences and strength to the family
BVS Ravi: Painful to know that Smt. VijayanirmalaGaru has passed away. As an impactful filmmaker, she’s been an influencer for many women to take big strides into film industry as filmmakers!Her works like Meena will b everlasting. condolences to KrishnaGari Family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru
Konidela Productions: Deeply saddened by the demise of #VijayaNirmala garu. A huge loss to the family and the entire film fraternity. Our heartfelt condolences to the family. May her soul RIP. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru
Sri Venkateswara Creations: Deeply saddened by the untimely demise of Vijaya Nirmala garu. Her success story is an inspiration for every aspiring film maker. Our deepest condolences to Krishna garu and his family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru
Aadhi Pinisetty: Saddened by the demise of our Legendary actress and director, Vijaya Nirmala garu... You will be missed and your masterpieces will be cherished forever mam!
Eesha Rebba: Shocked at the sudden demise of Iron Lady of Telugu film industry, Veteran actress, Director and Guinness Book Record Holder #VijayaNirmala Garu. May your soul Rest Peace. Your contribution to TFI will never be forgotten #RIPvijayanirmalaGaru
Rana Daggubati: #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru you are with tha forever in your stories. Strength to the Family #KrishnaGaru #Naresh #Naveen
Kajal: Sad to hear about the sudden demise of Vijaya Nirmala garu. Strength and condolences to the family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru
Vishnu Manchu: An inspiration, legend, a person who thought ahead of time and was one among the first to challenge and dominate the male centric era of films; will live as long as films live. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru
Sunil: Vijaya Nirmala garu is an inspiration for many filmmakers and I deeply saddened after hearing the news. My deepest condolences to her family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru
Nithin: Saddened to hear about the sudden demise of #VijayaNirmala garu. A huge loss . Condolences to the family. #RIPVijayaNirmalaGaru