The last rites of veteran film director and former Union Minister Dasari Narayana Rao, who died on Tuesday, will be performed near here with state honours on Wednesday, a Telangana minister said Cinematography Minister T. Srinivas Yadav announced that Rao will be cremated at his farm house at Chevella near here.
Yadav visited Rao’s residence in Jubliee Hills to pay his last tributes. He later told reporters that on the direction of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, the last rites would be performed with state honours.
The body will be kept at his house from 6 a.m. to enable people to pay their last respects. Family members said the body will be later shifted to the office of Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce where film industry will bid him adieu. Later, the body will be taken to Chevella for last rites.