Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar passed away on Friday. He was admitted to Vikram Hospital in Bangalore after suffering a heart attack. He was known as a Kannada superstar. Puneet was the son of late actor Rajkumar and was popularly known as ‘Appu’ among fans.
Renowned television presenter Puneeth started his career as a child artist. His name is included in the list of highest-paid actors in the Kannada film industry.
Kannada actor and star Puneeth Rajkumar has passed away (Friday 29 October) during treatment at Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru. He was 46 years old. The Indian film industry is in shock after the news of Puneet Rajkumar’s death broke. Puneet died due to a major heart attack. Punit was admitted in ICU. The team of doctors tried their best but could not save Punit. After getting information about this, a crowd of his supporters gathered outside the hospital. It is reported that actor Puneet Rajkumar was brought to the hospital after suffering a heart attack. Puneeth Rajkumar is the youngest son of Kannada superstar Dr Rajkumar and younger brother of KFI Shivraj Kumar.
Actor Puneet Rajkumar was admitted to Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru. Dr Ranganath Nayak of Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru had said, “Puneet Rajkumar was admitted at 11.30 am after chest pain. Our best team was trying our best to treat him. His condition was serious. He was in a bad condition when he was brought to the hospital.
Thousands of fans have come to the hospital where Puneet Rajkumar died during treatment. In view of the crowd outside the hospital and residence, additional police personnel have been deployed. Fans have gathered to see Puneet Rajkumar for the last time. Fans were praying for his speedy recovery, but in the meantime the sad news of his death came. In view of the situation, a high alert has been declared in Karnataka. The government has ordered the closure of cinemas immediately.
Puneeth Rajkumar is the youngest son of Kannada superstar Dr Rajkumar. He entered the film industry as a child artist. As a child artist, Puneet Rajkumar has worked in about 12 films. Puneet Rajkumar also received the National Film Award for Best Child Actor in 1986 for the film Bettad Hoovu.
Puneet Rajkumar started his film journey as an actor with the film Appu. This film was a huge hit. Puneet Rajkumar will always be remembered for working in films like Aakash (2005), Arasu (2007), Milan (2007) and Vanshi (2008). Puneeth was last seen on the silver screen in the film Yuvaratna. Puneet Rajkumar said goodbye to the world, leaving the shooting of the action-packed film James in the middle.