The most successful producer and director Vijay Bapineedu, unfortunately, passed away today in Hyderabad. Many Tollywood celebrities were saddened by hearing this and expressed their heartfelt condolences. This veteran filmmaker made a huge contribution to Megastar Chiranjeevi’s success through which he rose to stardom. They both first met in Patnam Vachina Pativratalu movie and from there it went on. The duo shared a special bond. Vijay Bapineedu even made a magazine with name Chiranjeevi and published it with special photos and news of him. Chiranjeevi prayed to God that his soul may rest in peace and gave emotional support to the family.