Telangana man who was 7'5" tall passes away

Kolipaka Gattaiah (38), famous for his extraordinary height, died on Friday, his family said.

PTI| Updated: Oct 31, 2015, 21:17 PM IST

​Karimnagar: Kolipaka Gattaiah (38), famous for his extraordinary height, died on Friday, his family said.

Gattaiah died at a private hospital in Hyderabad, said his brother Chandraiah.

Gattaiah, hailing from Putnoor village in Ramagundam mandal of the district, was 7 ft and five inches tall and earned livelihood by posing for photographs with visitors at Shilpa Ramam, an arts and crafts village at Madhapur in Hyderabad.