Renowned choreographer Rakesh Master passed away on Sunday at the age of 53. A tall figure in the Telugu film industry, Rakesh fell ill a week ago while returning to Hyderabad after an outdoor shoot in Visakhapatnam.

However, the quinquagenarian’s health deteriorated rapidly and he breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the Gandhi Hospital in Secunderabad.

According to doctors at Gandhi Hospital, he suffered multi-organ failure. The senior technician was diabetic and was diagnosed with severe metabolic acidosis.

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