(37) - upcoming director who made his debut with Ninne
Istapaddanu - was expired on 6th of December due to
cardiac arrest. A condolence meet was arranged in
Film Chamber to pay respects to Konda. KL Narayana,
B Gopal, Raja, Rajiv Kanakala, Siva Balaji, Nagababu,
Saloni, Kota, Krishna Bhagawan, VN Aditya, O Kalyan,
Nixon and Bhaskarabhatla were few among the celebrities
who attended to pay their respects. Lyricist Bhaskarabhatla
Ravi Kumar opened the meet with a poem written on
KL Narayana who introduced Konda as director with
Ninne Istapaddanu said, "I introduced Konda to
film industry as director. He was a sensitive guy
who prefers to be non-controversial. Personally, he
is like a gem of person. It was an untimely death
for him at such a young age."
Raja said, "Konda is a passionate filmmaker who
thinks about film all the time. He was also a very
responsible and caring man. The entire unit of Clean
Bowled would be available to help the family of Konda."
Kanakala said that it was like a personal loss to
him as he acted in both Ninne Istapaddanu and Clean
Bowled directed by Konda. Actor Siva Balaji said that
he knew Konda over a period of 4 months.
also spoke at this event and paid their respects.