Noted film editor Gowtham Raju, who edited more than 800 movies, passed away. He breathed his last on Tuesday last night in Hyderabad. According to reports, Gowtham Raju was battling health issues for the past few months. He was 68.
The tragic news of editor Gautam Raju has left the industry saddened. Several celebrities and fans are paying their tributes and offering heartfelt condolences. The industry tracker Vamsi and Shekar, confirmed the news about Gowtham Raju’s demise. The duo took to Twitter to pay their last respects to the celebrated technician.
“Senior Editor Gautamraju garu passed away. May his soul rest in peace. Strength to family, friends and loved ones (sic),” they confirmed it after sharing a photo of Gowtham Raju on Twitter.
Senior Editor Gautamraju garu passed away.
May his soul rest in peace
Strength to family, friends and loved ones. pic.twitter.com/NlfNs6zFO1
— (@UrsVamsiShekar) July 6, 2022
RRR and Baahubali music composer MM Keeravani tweeted, “Saddened by premature exit of Gouthamraju garu . Happened to work with him for Dhammu. Huge respect for his humility and talent (sic).”
Saddened by premature exit of Gouthamraju garu . Happened to work with him for Dhammu. Huge respect for his humility and talent
— mmkeeravaani (@mmkeeravaani) July 6, 2022
He edited many blockbusters that include Kick, Race Gurram, Gabbar Singh, Adhurs, Gopala Gopala, and Khaidi No. 150. He won Nandi Award in the best editing category for the Aadi movie.