Still photographer Bharatiraja passed away Added on Feb 10, 2012 Still photographer Bharatiraja (original name Vanga Raja) died due to prolonged illness on Thursday night in Hyderabad. He was 56. Bharatiraja worked more for Sr NTR and Balakrishna’s movies, besides working for Dasari Narayana Rao and Relangi Narasimha Rao’s films. He was the president of SP Cine Still Photographers Association and had put in lot of efforts in its development. Dasari Narayana Rao, Relangi Narasimha Rao and few other film related people have paid homage to him at Bharathiraja’s residence and offered their condolence to his family members. SP Still Photographers Association also expressed their deepest condolence to the death of the photographer.