Ashwini Dutt is one of the prominent producers of Telugu Cinema. He is known for launching many superstars including Allu Arjun, Mahesh Babu, etc., However, not many know that Ashwini Dutt launched Nandamuri Taraka Ratna as well. His debut film Okato Number Kurradu was produced by him.
Unfortunately, Taraka Ratna‘s debut film hasn’t performed well and since then the actor hasn’t got the big break. As a character artist as well, Taraka Ratna had very few offers coming his way. The actor suddenly left this world with a cardiac arrest and Ashwini Dutt speaking to the media said that he had plans to cast Taraka Ratna in Project K.
“I held discussions with Nag Ashwin as well. Just as the process of his casting in Project K began he left this world,” Ashwini Dutt revealed. Ashwini Dutt said that Taraka Ratna was always smiling and supportive.