Tollywood director and former union minister Dasari Narayana Rao has passed away on Tuesday evening at KIMS hospital, where he has been admitted a week ago. He was 75. According to the doctor, Dasari passed away at 7 pm. The doctor said that his heart stopped functioning all of a sudden. The doctors had performed a surgery to him recently. Dasari had undergone gastric balloon surgery three days ago. It may recall that the director had fallen sick a month ago after he complained of difficulty in breathing.