Editor Gowtham Raju's passing away at the age of 68 has saddened the Telugu film industry. Soon after the news was out, several top stars took to social media and issued condolence messages.
Megastar Chiranjeevi and Nandamuri Balakrishna attested to Raju's soft nature, saying that he was also sweet. The 'Acharya' and 'Bholaa Shankar' actor endorsed Raju's sharp cuts and pacy style. On the other hand, Balayya stated that Raju will be sorely missed by the film industry.
Pawan Kalyan recalled his association with Raju, saying that a number of his hits were edited by the acclaimed editor. Among them are 'Gokulamlo Sita' and 'Gopala Gopala'.
Star directors like Harish Shankar, production houses like Sithara Entertainments, actors such as Sai Dharam Tej, Manchu Vishnu, Lakshmi Manchu, and writers like Gopi Mohan condoled Raju's death.
Ragalahari extends profound sympathies to Raju's bereaved family. May the celebrated editor rest in peace!