Hyderabad, May 30 (IANS) The last rites of veteran film director and former Union Minister Dasari Narayana Rao, who died on Tuesday, will be performed near here with state honours on Wednesday, a Telangana minister saidAlso Read - Hyderabad Traffic Cop Thrashes Man In Front Of Crying Daughter For Not Wearing Helmet | WATCH

Cinematography Minister T. Srinivas Yadav announced that Rao will be cremated at his farm house at Chevella near here. Also Read - Flying From 'At-Risk' Nations to Hyderabad? Check Out THESE Special Arrangements

Yadav visited Rao’s residence in Jubliee Hills to pay his last tributes. He later told reporters that on the direction of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, the last rites would be performed with state honours. Also Read - Meet Gattipally Shivpal, Who Has Become India's First Dwarf to Get a Driving License | Watch

The body will be kept at his house from 6 a.m. to enable people to pay their last respects. Family members said the body will be later shifted to the office of Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce where film industry will bid him adieu.

Later, the body will be taken to Chevella for last rites.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.