Puneeth Rajkumar, 46, one of many marquee names of the Kannada movie business and the youngest of the 5 youngsters of matinee idol Dr. Rajkumar, handed away after struggling a cardiac arrest on Friday morning.
Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar.
Puneeth complained of chest ache after a exercise session on the residence fitness center on Friday morning. An ECG at his household physician’s clinic indicated a cardiac arrest and he was instantly rushed to Vikram Hospital, but it surely was too late, sources mentioned.
Followers queue as much as pay their final respects to Puneeth Rajkumar on the Kanteerava Stadium, in Bengaluru, Friday, Oct. 29, 2021.
Dr. Ranganath Nayak, heart specialist at Vikram Hospitals, mentioned on the time of arrival to the emergency, the affected person was unresponsive. “Speedy superior cardiac life help measures had been initiated on the hospital for resuscitation. Nevertheless, the affected person continued to be unresponsive… The panel of medical consultants prolonged all efforts to avoid wasting him. He was declared lifeless at 2.30 p.m.,” he mentioned.
Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar handed away on October 29, 2021. He was 46-years outdated.
Seen right here is Puneeth Rajkumar together with his dad and mom and actor Amitabh Bachchan. As a baby artiste, Puneeth then often called Lohith, received the Nationwide Award for his function in Bettada Hoovu.
Puneeth Rajkumar was simply six months outdated when he confronted the digicam within the thriller Premada Kanike. He went on to behave in as many as 14 movies as a baby artiste.
Actor Puneet Rajkumar being greeted by his followers in the course of the capturing of a movie at Karnatak College campus in Dharwad. Popularly often called ‘Energy Star’ and fondly known as as ‘Appu’, Puneeth was additionally a producer. He was thought of ‘forward of his time’ for the movies he produced underneath his residence banner Puneeth Raj Kumar Movies.
Actor Puneeth Rajkumar with the scholars of Mathura Faculty for the Blind. The actor has donated his eyes.
Puneeth is the youngest youngster of producer-distributor Parvathamma Rajkumar and legendary Kannada actor Rajkumar. Additionally seen listed below are his brothers Raghavendra and Shivarajkumar. Puneeth has two sisters Lakshmi and Poornima.
Puneeth (centre) together with his brothers Shivarajkumar and Raghavendra on the launch of a e book on their father Dr. Rajkumar ‘The Particular person Behind the Character’, in Bengaluru on June 2, 2012. Each his brothers are additionally actors.
Actor Puneeth Rajkumar in the course of the inauguration of the sixth version of the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) Twenty20 Championship on the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on September 01, 2017. He was the model ambassador of IPL workforce Royal Challengers Bengaluru.
Puneeth with actor Rajnikanth on the sixtieth birthday celebration of actor Ambareesh at Palace Grounds organised by Kannada Movie Industries, in Bengaluru on Could 29, 2012.
Puneeth Rajkumar is married to Ashwini and the couple has two daughters. They’re seen right here after casting their votes for Lok Sabha election at Poornaprajna Excessive Faculty, Sadashivanagar, in Bengaluru on April 17, 2014.
Puneeth Rajkumar in the course of the 2nd Worldwide Yoga Day at Akshar Energy Yoga Academy, in Bengaluru.
Raghavendra, Nagamma (sister of actor Rajkumar), Parvathamma Rajkumar, Shivarajkumar and Puneeth releasing a e book on Dr. Rajkumar in Bengaluru on June 2, 2012.
Puneeth Rajkumar participating at capturing of movie Dodmane Huduga in Chitradurga. He has acted in about 30 Kannada motion pictures as a lead actor, with Yuvarathna being his newest film.
As a baby artist
Puneeth made his debut on display screen together with his father when he was simply six months outdated and he went on to win a nationwide award as a baby artist. He took a break solely to re-emerge as a lead actor in 2002 and went on to star in 29 movies as a lead actor, delivering a number of the greatest hits lately.
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He’s survived by his spouse Ashwini Revanth and daughters Drithi and Vanditha. His brother Raghavendra Rajkumar, interesting for calm amongst his followers, mentioned the household was but to return to phrases with the loss. Relations, members of the movie business, and scores of followers had been inconsolable on the sudden demise of the actor. “He was on the get together celebrating my birthday on Thursday night time, singing and dancing merrily and to understand he’s gone immediately is unbelievable,” mentioned music composer Guru Kiran.
The mortal stays of the actor have been saved at Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru the place followers and well-wishers pays their respects all day on Saturday. There was an enormous crowd of his supporters on the venue even late within the night on Friday. His final rites will likely be carried out with state honours at Dr. Rajkumar Punyabhoomi in Kanteerava Studio, subsequent to his father and mom, on Sunday, the Authorities introduced. Puneeth Rajkumar’s daughter is overseas and is anticipated to succeed in the town solely by Saturday night time, so the final rites will likely be held on Sunday, based on sources.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai appealed for calm and peace by means of the 2 days. “We have to ship him off with love and respect. I request everybody to pay their respects in peace,” he mentioned.