Hyderabad: Chukka Sattaiah, the doyen of one of Telangana's most established customary works of art Oggu Katha, passed away in Manikyapuram town, his local place, on Thursday morning. He was 82.
Oggu Katha is a conventional old stories singing work of art of across the board prevalence, and Chukka Sattaiah was the greatest name identified with it.
Telangana's Department of Culture had made an extraordinary arrangement for him in acknowledgment of his lifetime commitment to the work of art.
Boss Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao mourned the passing as an incredible misfortune and communicated his sympathies to the group of Sattaiah. He commended Sattaiah for promoting one of Telangana's most seasoned works of art.
BJP State president K Laxman additionally communicated sympathy and said that Sattaiah was a State treasure, who had won numerous national trees for his brilliant work.
Chukka Sattaiah was conceived on March 29, 1935 in Manikyapuram town of Lingala Ghanapuram mandal under Jangaon locale. He had learnt the fine art from his dad at a youthful age and is known to perform since he was 14.
A Facebook page in his name credits him with more than 12,000 exhibitions.
In the wake of accepting acknowledgment for his work from previous executive Indira Gandhi, he had adjusted his artistic expression to narrating that went for spreading mindfulness against social wrongs, for example, share and superstition.