Visakhapatnam

Abburi Gopalakrishna passes away

Abburi Gopalakrishna  

Abburi Gopalakrishna, painter and retired Head of the Department of Theatre Arts, Andhra University, died here on Tuesday.

He is survived by his wife Abburi Pramila, retired Principal of Sri Satya Sai Vidya Vihar and his son, an IT expert, living in Switzerland.

The last rites will be performed on Wednesday.

Born on March 2, 1937 in Visakhapatnam, Gopalakrishna learnt painting for four years under the renowned artist Antyakula Paidi Raju. He had presented and published 36 research papers at various seminars and in journals.

He had also published over 100 poems and wrote nine plays.

After his retirement from Andhra University in 1997, he established the ‘Abburi Kala Kendram’, platform for the promotion of art, through which he had organised several exhibitions to promote budding artists.

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