Srihari (actor)

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Hari
Raghumudri Srihari.jpg
Born Raghumudri Sri Hari
(1964-08-15)15 August 1964
Gudivada, Krishna Dist, Adnhra Pradesh, India
Died 9 October 2013(2013-10-09) (aged 49)
Mumbai, India
Nationality Indian
Other names Real Star
Occupation Film actor
Spouse(s) Disco Shanti
Children 3

Raghumudri Srihari (15 August 1964 – 9 October 2013), also known as Srihari, was an award-winning actor in Tollywood. He started out in Telugu cinema as the antagonist and subsequently went on to do some notable lead roles.

Biography[edit]

Srihari was born near Vijayawada, Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh. His parents were from Gudivada. They moved to Hyderabad, and settled in Balanagar when he was still a child.[1] He started his career as a stunt fighter and he is also a national level athlete in gymnastics. He was offered jobs such as Sub inspector of police and railway officer. But he rejected those offers since he had an interest in pursuing his acting career.

Personal life[edit]

He got married to South-Indian actress Shanti, popularly known as Disco Shanti in 1996. The couple had two sons and a daughter. Their daughter, Akshara, died when she was just four months old. Srihari started Akshara Foundation in her memory. He also adopted four villages in Medchal.[2]

Death[edit]

It was while he was shooting for the movie R... Rajkumar where he complained of giddiness and was rushed to Lilavati Hospital.[3] On 9 October 2013, he died in Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai, aged 49, after suffering from a liver ailment. He was buried next to his daughter's grave.[4][5]

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Filmography[edit]

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