Social News XYZ     

Veteran Tollywood actor Costumes Krishna passes away

Veteran Tollywood actor Costumes Krishna passes away

Hyderabad, April 2 (SocialNews.XYZ) Veteran Tollywood actor and producer Costumes Krishna passed away due to age-related ailment on Sunday in Chennai.

The costume designer-turned-actor, who played character actor in many Tollywood movies, breathed his last at his residence in Chennai, according to reports.


Several Tollywood personalities have condoled the death of Costumes Krishna and conveyed their condolences to the bereaved family.

Hailing from Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh, his real name was Madasu Krishna. He shifted to Madras in 1954 to work as assistant costume designer. Within a short period of time, he established himself and later worked as full-time costume designer in Ramanaidu's studio.

Costumes Krishna designed costumes for many top actors including NTR, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Chiranjeevi, Vanishree, Jayasudha, Jayaprada and Sridevi. The costumes designed by him were the trendsetters in those days.

On the advise of director Kodi Ramakrishna, Costumes Krishna started acting in movies. 'Bharat Bandh' (1991) was his first movie, in which he played the villain. He went on to act in over 100 films in a career spanning over decades. He played different roles as a character actor in movies like 'Pellam Chebite Vinali', 'Police Lockup', 'Allari Mogudu', 'Villain' and 'Puttintiki Ra Chelli'.

He also produced 'Aswaddhama' starring superstar Krishna, which became a blockbuster. He also produced a few other movies including 'Pelli Pandiri' and 'Arundhati'.

Source: IANS

Facebook Comments
Veteran Tollywood actor Costumes Krishna passes away

About Gopi

Gopi Adusumilli is a Programmer. He is the editor of SocialNews.XYZ and President of AGK Fire Inc.

He enjoys designing websites, developing mobile applications and publishing news articles on current events from various authenticated news sources.

When it comes to writing he likes to write about current world politics and Indian Movies. His future plans include developing SocialNews.XYZ into a News website that has no bias or judgment towards any.

He can be reached at

%d bloggers like this: