Veteran actress Vijaya Nirmal is no more. Tollywood has lost one of the greatest actress. Politicians and actors tweeted their tributes. Here are some of them.
Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India
“Saddened to know the demise of Vijaya Nirmala. She won many awards and received honours. By directing record number of movies, she inspired many women to take up direction and proved the importance of women participation in film industry in all crafts. May her soul rest in peace.”
K Chandrasekhar Rao, Chief Minister of Telangana
“Deep condolences on the demise of famous Cine Director and Producer Smt. Vijaya Nirmala. CM conveyed his condolences to the members of the bereaved family. He remembered her services in Telugu Cine field.”
Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
“Condolences on the demise of Vijaya Nirmala garu, who won laurels both as actress and director. She created record for directing many number of movies. Her passing away is huge loss to the film industry.”
Megastar Chiranjeevi, actor
“She was exceptional talent. I have not seen any other actress as such multi-faceted as she was after Bhanumathi garu. She had been very support system to Krishna garu. Her death is not only loss to the industry but for us also.”
Nandamuri Balakrishna, actor
“She is epitome of women empowerment. She had long career and contributed to the movie industry’s growth. She had acted in many of my father’s movies that include Panduranga Mahatyam, Pettamdarlu, Marina Manishi, Nindu Dampathulu and Vichitra Kutumbam.”
Sreenu Vaitla, director
Sad news to wake up to. #VijayaNirmala garu is no more. You will be missed deeply madam . I can never forget your affection towards us. My deepest condolences to Krishna garu and family
NTR Jr, actor
"Vijaya Nirmala Garu was a pioneering filmmaker whose life is an inspiration for many. Extremely saddened to hear the news. Extending my deepest condolences to her family."
Saddened to hear about the sudden demise of #VijayaNirmala garu. A huge loss . Condolences to the family .