Kannada Actor Puneeth Rajkumar Is No More!

May his soul rest in peace!

Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar has passed away after suffering from a heart attack in the morning. He was rushed to Vikram Hospital, Bengaluru after he collapsed in his gym. As per reports one of the doctors from the hospital, who was treating him, confirmed that the actor suffered from a heart attack. 

Karnataka’s Chief Minister Basvaraj Bommai rushed to the hospital to check upon the health of the actor. While official confirmation was awaited, a lot of members of the film fraternity and many others have tweeted about the passing of the actor. 

Fans have gathered in large numbers in front of the hospital and videos of them mourning the passing of the actor are being circulated on social media. The actor who is fondly called ‘Appu’ by fans, is the son of Kannada star Rajkumar. He started his career as a child artist with 1985 film Bettadu Hoovi, and even won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist.

He made his debut as a lead actor with 2002 Kannada film Appu. Some of his popular famous films include Abhi, Veera Kannadiga, Arasu, Raam, Hudugaru and Anjani Putra, among others. He was last seen in Yuvarathnaa, which released early this year and became a blockbuster.

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