Chennai: Ratna Kumar, the second son of Telugu legendary singer Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao, died of a heart attack in Chennai. He was diagnosed with a negative for novel corona two days ago. He was treated at the Cauvery Hospital in Chennai and died of a heart attack on Thursday morning. Ratna Kumar has been suffering from kidney related problems for many days.
Tragedy struck their family with the sudden death of Ratnakumar. On the other hand, the news of his death cast its shadow over the film industry.
Ratna Kumar has dubbed over 1090 films in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi and Sanskrit. Ratna Kumar lends his voice for heroes Arjun, Karthik, Aravindaswamy, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan.
He also provided lyrics for some movies. The most important of them were at the beginning, Veerudokkade and Ambedkar films. His daughter Veena is also a well known playback singer who got fame with Andala Rakshasi in Telugu Urum films in Tamil.