One of Telugu cinema’s popular character artists Telangana Shakuntala breathed her last on Saturday.She suffered a heart attack at her Kompally residence and was rushed to the hospital. She was 63 and is survived by husband and two children.
Shakuntala, who made her cinematic debut in 1981 Telugu film “Maa Bhoomi”, went on to act in 74 films. Telugu comedy “Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda” was her last film, which released earlier this year. The following are the few Tweets of Celebrities on the sad demise of Shakuntala.
Saddened by the demise of Telangana Shakuntala ma’am.Honour to have worked with her.May her soul rest in peace
— Samantha Ruth Prabhu (@Samanthaprabhu2) RIP Telangana Shakuntala garu. Vibrant, warm, and such a talented artiste. Gone too soon. Strength to the family.
— Siddharth (@Actor_Siddharth) It is heartbreaking that another great actor passes.. RIP #telanga shakuntala. Her theatre performances were legendary. More than 1000 plays
— Lakshmi Manchu (@LakshmiManchu) Tragic to know Telugu Film Industry has lost a Superb Actress like Telangana Shakuntala garu.. She has entertained us for so many yrs.. RiP
— Nikhil Siddhartha (@actor_Nikhil) Sad to hear of the sudden demise of Telangana Shakuntala garu..may her soul rest in peace ..
— Pranitha Subhash (@pranitasubhash) Shocked to here of Telangana Shakuntala garu’s demise..dint get to work with her but loved her performances..RIP
— Sundeep Kishan (@sundeepkishan) Varun Sandesh: “OMG! Woke up 2 hear dat Telangana Shakunthala garu is no more:-( Shot wit her jus day b4 yesterday n we had a nice chat 2:-( Saddening! RIP!”
Nani: “RIP Telangana shakunthala gaaru .. Telugu film industry has lost too many great actors this year
kamal kamaraju: “Saddened to know the sudden death of telangana shakuntala due to cardiac arrest. Renowned for her voracious acting skills both on stage and on screen. She left a indelible mark in the hearts of all the telugu audience for her variety of roles playing both negative and comedy roles with same prowess. We will miss you.”
Gopi Mohan: “Very sad. Lost a great dedicated & talented artiste Telangana Sakuntala garu. Worked with her for Nuvvu Nenu. Great woman.”