Nandamuri Taraka Ratna | Photo: www.facebook.com/NandamuriTharakarathna/photos
Kuppam: Popular Telugu actor Nandmuri Taraka Ratna on Friday fell unconscious during a Padyatra (foot march) in Andhra Pradesh's Kuppam area.
As per latest reports, Taraka Ratna, the grandson of acting legend NT Rama Rao and cousin of 'RRR' star junior NTR, suffered a massive heart attack and was immediately shifted him to a nearby hospital.
Doctors at the hospital said they have planned to move the actor to Bengaluru, if necessary, for proper treatment.
According to reports, after providing initial treatment at a private hospital in Kuppam, they shifted him to PES hospital for further treatment.
The actor reportredly lost consciousness during the foot march -- 'Yuva Galam' (Voice of Youth), which was launched on Friday by TDP national general secretary and former minister Nara Lokesh.
Lokesh offered prayers at a mosque near Kuppam after the padayatra started and Taraka Ratna, too, joined him in the march, sources said.
Further, according to sources, as soon as Lokesh came out of the mosque, Taraka Ratna fell unconscious.
TDP workers rushed him to the hospital.
With ANI inputs