Prabhas' uncle, veteran Actor UV Krishnam Raju dies

Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju was brought into the world on twentieth January 1940 in Mogalthur, West Godavari area, Andhra Pradesh.

He won Rashtrapati grants for Best acting in 1977, 1978 and Nandi grants for the years 1977 and 1984.

His movies 'Bhakta Kannappa' and 'Bobbili Brahmanna' are extremely well known even today which presented to him a decent name and distinction.

He additionally entered Politics and filled in as Union Minister during the late and previous Prime Minister Vajpayee's system.

Krishnam Raju has a spouse Shyamaladevi and girls Sai Praseedha, Sai Prakeerti and Sai Pradeepti.

Famous Pan-India entertainer Prabhas is his nephew.

His memorial service will supposedly happen on Monday evening, said the relatives.