Music Composer Chakri Died at 40
Tollywood’s popular music director Chakradhar Gilla aka Chakri died here Monday at the age of 40.
The source close to family said, “He returned home late last night from his studio. In the morning, when his wife couldn’t wake him up, he was rushed to Apollo Hospital. He was declared dead on arrival”.
He further added, “The doctors are yet to confirm the cause of death. It is suspected to be heart attack”.
Chakri was born on June 15, 1974; his started his career by composing music for independent albums. He madce his Tollywood debut as music composer with ‘Baachi’ in 2000.
Till date he has scored music for over 80 Telugu films. ‘Erra Bassu’ starring Manchu Vishnu is his last film.
‘Desamuduru’, ‘Devadasu’, ‘Maska’ and ‘Krishna’ were some of his popular albums.
Chakri has one Filmfare and Nandi award to his credit.