Senior Telugu actor Adabala said actress Savitri and actor Chittor Nagaiah had died after spending final days in poverty. He said that they proved themselves in acting with their talent and skills. Adabala advised actors and technicians not to get addicted to bad habits and lead miserable lives. He expressed anguish that some actors and technicians are talking on mobile phones while shooting is in progress. He lamented that actress Kannamba and playback singer Ghantasala have died at an early age.