Veteran film director and former Union Minister of State Dasari Narayana Rao was cremated with state honors at Padma Gardens in Moinabad, about 60 km from Hyderabad.
Dasari’s eldest son Harihara Prabhu lit the funeral pyre. Producer C Kalyan accompanied Dasari Narayana Rao’s elder son in his performing last rites. The state police performed the parade and fired 3 rounds into the air as the un salute.
Celebrities like Pawan Kalyan, Junior NTR, Daggubati Venkatesh, Allu Arjun, Narayana Murthy, Naga Babu, Vijayachander, Raghvendra Rao, Dil Raju, Mohan Babu, Krishna, Nassar and Trivikram paid their last respects. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu visited Film Chamber office and paid tributes.