Telugu hero Ravi Teja brother Bharath Raju dies in Hyderabad car accident

Tollywood hero Ravi Teja’s brother Bhupatiraju Bharath Raju died on the spot on Saturday night after his red Skoda car smashed a stationary lorry parked along the Outer Ring Road in Shamshabad.

Ravi Teja brother accident took place at about 10:00PM when the 45-year-old Bharath Raju was driving the Skoda at a speeding along at 140kmph from Shamshabad to Gachibowli.

The accident of Ravi Teja’s younger brother Bharath Raja happened near the Chennamma Hotel near Kotwalguda in Shamsabad area. According to the police, the truck driver did not take proper precautions while leaving the troubled vehicle on the road.

Despite the Skoda car having balloons, Ravi Teja younger brother could not survive as his head smashed on to the steering wheel even before the driver’s balloon could open up. The car at 140kmph rammed straight into the rear of the lorry and half of it came underneath the stationed heavy vehicle.

Ravi Teja brother Bharath Raja died on the spot and his face was so disfigured that it took a while for the police to identify the victim.

Ravi Teja brother Bharath Raju dies in Hyderabad car accident.

Ravi Teja brother Bharath Raju dies in Hyderabad car accident. Photo courtesy : Youtube screen grab.

Bharath Raja has also acted in quite a few Tollywood movies in small characters, especially negative ones. Some of the filmstars like Uttej, Jeevitha, Rajsekhar, Ali, Raghu Babu were among the few to attend Ravi Teja brother Bharath Raja funeral.

Bharath Raja’s parents and his older brother Ravi Teja were conspicuous with their absence. According to media reports, Tollywood hero Ravi Teja was busy shooting for a film Raja The Great and that he said that he is in a shock and cannot bear to see the disfigured face of his late brother.

Ravi Teja has another brother Raghu Raju who was reported to be in the Osmania Hospital alongside actor and writer Uttej where the dead body of Bharath Raja was kept.

Both the brothers of Ravi Teja were in the news for the wrong reasons in the past. They were arrested once in a drug peddling case after police busted their connection with some Nigerians. The news had then shaken the Telugu film industry. Later on Ravi Teja brother Bharat Raja was booked for drunken driving.

Saturday night’s Ravi Teja brother Bharath Raja accident could possibly be a case of drunken driving. Recently, well-known educationalist and Andhra Pradesh Minister Narayana son Nishith died in a similar accident in Hyderabad after his speeding vehicle smashed a Metro pillar.

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