Speaking briefly to the media outside the MGM Healthcare Hospital, Charan said Balasubrahmanyam passed away at 1.04 p.m. and thanked the hospital officials for the treatment and service.
He said further details will be shared later.
In a statement issued on Friday the hospital said: "In a further setback this morning, despite maximal life support measures and the best efforts of the clinical team, his condition deteriorated further and he suffered a cardio-respiratory arrest. With profound grief, we regret to inform that he has passed away on September 25 at 13.04 hours."
The hospital said, Balasubrahmanyam was on life support measures since Aug 14 for severe Covid-19 pneumonia.
On August 5, in a Facebook post,