Kolla Krishnarao died on Monday, the 13th, in Guntur at the age of 93. He retired as a Telugu lecturer in Nidubrolu in Guntur district. He was a follower of Etukuru venkatanarasaiah who was his teacher. His book Raaraaju was released by AGk Murthy. He edited monthly literary magazine by name ‘Sahitya Veena.’ He has been working for the magazine till his end.