Hyderabad: Popular Telugu choreographer Shiva Shankar Master breathed his last on Sunday at a private hospital here in the city following organ failure.
The dance choreographer was rushed to hospital three days ago after his health deteriorated. According to the health officials, 75 per cent of his lungs were infected. It is also learnt that his elder son Vijay too has been affected with the virus and is said to be serious, undergoing treatment in hospital. And his wife Suganya was in home quarantine.
His family had been struggling to pay medical bills and appealed to the bigwigs in the film industry. Sonu Sood, Megastar Chiranjeevi, Tamil star Dhanush have also responded and offered monetary help to the family.
Born in Chennai in 1948, the 72-year-old National Award winning artiste has an illustrious career as a dance master in Telugu, Tamil and other film industries in South.
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