The movie mogul, as he was fondly called by the industry and fans, lost his battle to prostate cancer. Many film personalities took to Twitter to share their grief.

Here's what they tweeted:

Taapse Pannu:
A legend left us today. Privileged to have met him in person a few times. RIP Ramanaidu garu. Strength to the family.

Rakul Preet Singh: Such a huge loss to the film industry. Ramanaidu garu passed away. Shocked !! Speechless!! RIP sir. Strength to d family.

PC Sreeram: The legend of Indian cinema Ramanaidu garu is no more. His passion for cinema made him produce films in 13' Indian languages. RIP

Khushbu Sundar: Had the good fortune of spending more than an hour with Ramanaidu sir at his plc in Hyderabad last month...will alwz cherish the memories. RIP.

Riteish Deshmukh:
Legendary filmmaker Daggubati Ramanaidu passes away-his contribution in building Indian Cinema is immense. Thank you sir. RIP.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu:
Another day another loss. RIP Ramanaidu garu. Strength to the family.

Vimala Raman:
Very saddened to hear the loss of a great asset to the movie world Ramanaidu Sir, thank you for everything you have given to the industry RIP

Hansika Motwani: Truly a legend! Dr. D. Ramanaidu garu RIP. Deepest condolence to the family.


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