Chandra Mohan Dies, Allegedly Left 300 Crore Wealth More Than Mahesh Babu And Suriya's Net Worth

Telugu actor, Chandra Mohan passed away on November 11, 2023, and reportedly left behind an estimated wealth of Rs. 300 crore, which is more than the net worth of many South stars.


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Chandra Mohan Dies, Allegedly Left 300 Crore Wealth More Than Mahesh Babu And Suriya's Net Worth

Chandra Mohan was one of the biggest actors in the Telugu film industry. Unfortunately, on November 11, 2023, the iconic actor passed away at the age of 80. While the entire nation was preparing to celebrate the festival of lights, Diwali, on November 12, 2023, the unfortunate news of Chandra Mohan's sudden demise broke millions of hearts nationwide. Although he acted predominantly in Telugu cinema, he was also a well-known actor among the Hindi-speaking audience.

Telugu actor, Chandra Mohan died at the age of 80 due to cardiac arrest

The iconic actor, Chandra Mohan breathed his last on November 11, 2023, at 9:45 am at Hyderabad's Apollo Hospital. If the early reports are to be believed, the veteran actor was going through some heart-related medical treatment due to some old-age-related health problems. Even then, to see him going all of a sudden due to a cardiac arrest has left his massive fanbase numbed.

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As soon as the news of Chandra Mohan's death made its way on the internet, several South Indian megastars started paying their respect and condolences to his family. From Jr NTR, Sai Tej Dharam, Sampath Nandi, Aadi Saikumar, and Ram Charan to Allu Arjun, Venkatesh Daggubati, and many others reacted to the news with a heavy heart on their respective X (Twitter) handles.

Megastar, Chiranjeevi reacted to Chandra Mohan's death with a heart-melting tweet

Out of all the tweets, it was legendary actor, Chiranjeevi's tweet that caught everyone's attention as he mentioned how it was a personal loss for him. Calling him 'Garu', Chiranjeevi shared how he and Chandra Mohan had a beautiful family-like bond in his tweet. Not only this, Chiranjeevi also admitted that Chandra Mohan's contribution to cinema will never be forgotten. An excerpt from his long tweet could be read as:

"Our first acquaintance on that occasion turned into a good friendship and an even greater bond. It is a personal loss for me to no longer be close to him. May his soul rest in peace, my deepest condolences to his family and fans."

Telugu actor, Chandra Mohan's acting carer: A look at some of his best movies

Chandra Mohan has worked in a series of films, but some movies have shaped his career. It was back in 1966 when Chandra Mohan made his acting debut in Telugu cinema with the film, Rangula Ratnam. The actor received the prestigious Nandi Award for Best Actor for performing in his debut film, Rangula Ratnam. Another notable film of his career is Padaharella Vayasu. This film made him win the Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu) but also solidified his status as a powerhouse performer.

In the same year, Chandra Mohan proved the mettle of his versatility with her acting in the film, Siri Siri Muvva, which also garnered him critical acclaim. Apart from these, movies like Sankarabharanam, Radhakalyanam and Nakoo Pellam Khali made him one of the most celebrated Telugu actors ever.

Chandra Mohan worked in 932 films, out of which he played the lead in 150 movies

Chandra Mohan will always be remembered as one of the biggest stars in Telugu cinema's history. He worked as an actor for almost four decades and was part of 932 films. However, he played the lead in 150 movies and won two Nandi Awards and one Filmfare Award South in his career.

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Chandra Mohan reportedly left a wealth of Rs. 300 crores, which is more than Vijay and Mahesh Babu's net worth

As per multiple reports, the iconic actor, Chandra Mohan is survived by his wife named Jalandhara and their two daughters. However, if the reports are to be believed, Chandra Mohan has left behind an estimated wealth of Rs. 300 crores for his wife and daughters. According to multiple reports, it was back in 2017 when several media outlets reported that Chandra Mohan had a net asset value of Rs. 300 crores.

It was also reported that Chandra Mohan was in close contact with late actor, Sobhan Babu, and the latter guided him financially. After doing a series of financial investments from Sobhan Babu's guidance, Chandra Mohan managed to take his net worth to an estimated sum of Rs. 300 crores.

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However, there was no official proof of the same, and once again, after the death of Chandra Mohan, his wealth became a hot topic in media headlines. As per reports, Chandra Mohan's Rs. 300 crore wealth is more than South superstars, Mahesh Babu and Suriya's respective net worth of Rs. 244 crore and Rs. 186 crore. We hope Chandra Mohan's wife and daughters can manage to make peace with the pain of their loss for the rest of their lives.

There's no denying the fact that we will never see an actor of Chandra Mohan's calibre, who worked in films for almost four decades and was loved by almost everyone. What are your thoughts on his career? Let us know.

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