Suman, second son of Eenadu Group chairman Ramoji Rao, passed away today morning while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Hyderabad.
Suman is reportedly being treated for cancer for the past six years. Aged 45, he is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.
Suman was the Managing Director for ETV network and credited with many innovations brought about in the channels. Suman functioned as a screenwriter, director, actor and producer.
The Ramoji group includes Margadarsi Chit Fund, Eenadu newspaper, ETV, Priya Foods, Ushakiran Movies, Kalanjali, Dolphin group of hotels, and Ramoji Film City. near Hyderabad. He is also the chairman of Dolphin group of hotels in Andhra Pradesh.