Bollywood celebrities paid tribute to legendary Indian filmmaker Daggubati Ramanaidu -- also called D Rama Naidu -- who passed away on Wednesday afternoon.
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award-winner was suffering from prostate cancer and was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Hyderabad.
Ramanaidu has produced films in several languages, including Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi and Bhojpuri.
Bollywood celebrities, including Tabu, Sridevi and Boney Kapoor paid their last respects at his residence, where the body of the legendary filmmaker was kept. Several Bollywood celebrities took to twitter to express grief and pay their tribute to the movie mogul.
Sridevi: Deeply saddened by the sudden demise of D Rama Naidu Garu. His legacy will live on for generations to come.
Boney Kapoor: Deeply saddened by the demise of Rama Naidu Garu. His legacy will endure for generations.
Anupam Kher: Rama Naidu ji will always remain one of my favourite producers & person. Warm, compassionate, helpful & always smiling. Will miss you Sir.
Yami Gautam: Shocking to hear about D.Ramanaidu Sir' demise.A legendary name in the history of cinema. May his soul rest in peace. Strength to the family
Anil Kapoor: Rama Naidu ji will always be my most favourite and beloved producer ever..will miss him dearly
Madhur Bhandarkar: Sad to know Dadasaheb Phalke awardee, veteran producer of South & Hindi films, D Rama Naidu is no more. Heart goes out to d family. RIP,Sir.
Riteish Deshmukh: Legendary filmmaker Daggubati Ramanaidu passes away-his contribution in building Indian Cinema is immense. thank you sir. RIP
Genelia Deshmukh: RIP Ramanaidugaru ... You will always be remembered. Great loss to the industry.. Strength to the entire family @RanaDaggubati
Taran Adarsh: Legendary film-maker D. Rama Naidu ji is no more. Contributed enormously to Indian cinema. End of an era. May his soul rest in peace.
Viveck Vaswani: RIP D Rama Naidu. Father of Venkatesh. Grandfather of Rana Dagubatti. Maker of 300 films.
Raveena Tandon: Just heard about the passing away of Dr D Ramanaidu Garu.What a wonderful person,producer to work with,wanted to sign me for Prem Qaidi in91... Ramanaidu Garu worshipped his work, he worked with reverence and respect to his profession,one of the pillars of the telegu film industry
Vivek Agnihotri: RIP D Ramanaidu Sahab. Your contribution to Indian cinema will inspire all of us and many generations.
Sneha Ullal: Dr. D Ramanaidu rest in peace sir..the industry will not be same without you.pass over knowing you Will always be loved missed and respected