TV-9 News Reader Badri died in accident

Publish Date:Feb 8, 2015


News presenter Badri (38) working for leading Telugu News Channel TV9 died in a car accident on Saturday night. Badri and his family were returning to his native village Avupadu in Nallacharla Manadal after attending a marriage function in Dwaraka Tirumala Devasthanam near Eluru of West Godavari district on Saturday night.


Badri, his wife Lakshi Sujatha, their two sons Sai and Satwik and their relative G. Tarak were travelling in the car at the time of accident. Their vehicle went out of control and rammed into a tree at Lakshmi Nagar of Dwaraka Tirumala Mandal in West Godavari district on Saturday night. Badri died on the spot and all others are badly injured in the accident.


They were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, but unfortunately his son Sai (12) also died in the hospital. Later, Badri’s wife and another son Satwik were shifted to a Vijaya Super Specialty Hospital in Vijayawada. According to latest information, Karthik’s condition is also reported to be critical. Badri’s wife condition is stable.


Badri’s full name is Kalla Veera Bhadra rao. He was born to Veeraghavulu and Leelavathi on 1976, April 11th in Vungatur. He joined TV9 in the year 2004 as news reader and becomes very popular later for his extensive news coverage on various issues of Andhra and Telangana states.


AP CM Chandrababu Naidu, Telangana CM KCR, Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav, Nandamuri Balakrishna, Harikrishna, YSR Congress party president Jagan Mohan Reddy, Ambati Rambabu, BJP leader Purandeswari and many others have expressed grief and shock for his death.



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