Music director Chakri no more. Award winning music composer Chakri died on Monday morning. The doctors at a corporate hospital, where he was taken to, pronounced him dead at 7:45 a.m in the morning. Chakri is survived by his wife Sravani.
As per his family sources, he did not wake up, Ms. Sravani rushed him to the corporate hospital, but it went in vain. Chakri was suffering from obesity and other ailments.
Chakri was born in Mahubabad of Warangal district on June 15th, 1974. His fatehr Gilla Venkata Narayana was also a singer and actor. Chakri original name was Gilla Chakradhar, but he was called as Chakri by everyone in the film industry.
The man benind the musial hits of films like ‘Idiot’, Amma Nanna O Tamil Ammayi, Chakram, Devadasu, Simha, Desamuduru, and Jai Bolo Telangana will be sorely missed. He won Nandi for his music in Nandamuri Balakrishna’s Simha in 2010.
Chakri made his debut as music director with Puri Jagannadh’s Bachi in 2000 and went to compose music for about 85 films so far. He is considered to be part of the Ravi Teja-Puri-Chakri trio as a popular combination in the Telugu film industry. His latest film was Dasari Narayana Rao’s ‘Erra Bus’. Another film for which he composed music is for “Rey” which is yet to release.