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Superstar Krishna wants to quit acting, politics

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Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012, 0:34 [IST]

Krishna wants to quit acting, politics
Telugu Superstar Krishna has revealed that he has planned to quit acting as well as politics. The veteran star, who has acted in more than 350 films so far, says that he is taking this decision as his health is not permitting him to do so. He regrets that he wanted to do the movie Chatrpathi Shivaji, but his dream has remained unfulfilled.
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Krishna was addressing the media at a private function at Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad on Sunday, when the announcement of his retirement came. The Superstar said that he wants to retire from films and politics as his health does not permit him to work anymore. Meanwhile, he added that he wished to make the film Chatrpathi Shivaji, but it has remained as unfulfilled dream as he wants to stay away from acting.

However, Krishna began his acting career as a character artist. Later, director Adurthi Subba Rao cast him as one of the male leads in Tene Manasulu, which was a big success at the Box Office. Then onwards, there was no look back for this versatile star, who has won several awards, including the India's highest civilian honour Padma Bhushan (2009).

Having acted in more than 350 movies, Krishna has worked with several ace directors of the time, like Adurthi Subba Rao, V Madhusudhana Rao, K Viswanath, Bapu, Dasari Narayana Rao and K Raghavendra Rao. He has two sons Ramesha and Mahesh Babu, who has also become the Superstar.

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Story first published:  Monday, December 24, 2012, 15:41 [IST]
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