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Director Viplove Rubbishes Death Rumours

Young Tollywood director Viplove Koneti is the latest celebrity to fall prey to death hoax. On Tuesday, a section of media reported that , Koneti, whose directorial debut Hithudu is awaiting release, passed away. Later, the director himself clarified that he was very much alive.

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Reacting to the rumours, Koneti wrote on his Facebook page, “I fell ill, was hospitalised and cut myself off from all phone contact. True. Rest is a mystery. And I love death. I have openly confessed this in my writings, art and talks. I learnt a lot from death, which I have observed at close quarters while I was studying medicine. Death is no joke for me. This is all because of a disturbance that I could not control and right now, I’m trying to control. I will try tougher measures so that such ‘disturbances’ do not disturb other people (sic)”.

Viplove’s Hithudu features Jagapathi Babu and Meera Nandan in the lead roles.