South Indian producer Dasari Padma, wife of Telugu filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao, died today morning (Friday, 28th October) following a brief illness. The 65-year-old producer, who is survived by her husband, two sons and a daughter, was admitted to a private hospital last Tuesday due to lung infection.
Dasari Padma had produced all directorial ventures of her husband Narayana Rao under different banners like Tarakaprabhu, Dasari, Cine Chitra and Sowbhagya International. Sivaranjani, Osey Ramulamma and Megha Sandesam are some of the major films to her credit.
The Telugu producer had a love marriage with Dasari Narayana Rao and had also helped him during his bad days in the film industry. Like her husband, Dasari Padma had joined the Congress party and had served as president of women's wing of the Congress party in Tamil Nadu. However, her sudden death has created big vied in both politics and film industry.