Actor and Telugu Desam Party leader Nandamuri Harikrishna, the fourth son of N T Rama Rao and brother-in-law of Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu, died in a road accident today near Nalgonda on NH 65.
Harikrishna, 61, was driving a Toyota Fortuner and was going to Kavali in Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh to attend a fan’s wedding. However, the SUV hit a road median on the Nalgonda highway near Anaparthi and flipped over several times. Police officials said that it appeared that Harikrishna, who allegedly not wearing a seat belt, was thrown out of the vehicle on to the road and received serious head injuries. Passersby and cops tried to revive him before rushing him to Kamineni hospital at Narketpally where he was declared dead at 7.30. His family members said that he had left home in Banjara Hills in Hyderabad at 4.30 am and he always prefers to drive on his own.
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Apart from his family members, hundreds of admirers and fans thronged to Harikrishna’s residence after hearing the news. TDP leaders, several MLAs and ministers are rushing from Amaravati to Hyderabad.