PM Modi expresses condolences on the death of Telugu lyricist Sirivennela Sastry

Sirivennela Sitarama Sastri, a Telugu lyricist, died on Tuesday at a private hospital in Hyderabad after a battle with cancer.

PM Modi expresses condolences on the death of Telugu lyricist Sirivennela Sastry
Sirivennela Seetharama Sastri (Source- mirchi 9.com)

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has expressed his sadness on the death of renowned Telugu film lyricist and Padma Shri awardee, Sirivennela Sastry.

The well-known lyricist was diagnosed with lung cancer and was receiving treatment at a private hospital in Hyderabad. Sirivennela Seetharama Sastri, a Padma Shri awardee, was diagnosed with pneumonia on Nov. 24 and admitted to the hospital. He was being treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), but doctors were unable to save him.