Kannada Superstar Puneeth Rajkumar Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Popularly known as the Powerstar, Puneeth Rajkumar was a beloved superstar and the youngest son of Kannada cinema legend Dr Rajkumar.

Puneeth Rajkumar

Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar, 46, passed away today afternoon after suffering from a heart attack today while working out at a gym. He was rushed to the hospital after he complained of chest pain. He was admitted to Intensive care Unit (ICU) Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru.

According to a statement issued by Vikram Hospital, Rajkumar was non-responsive when brought in and was in cardiac asystole.

His body is to be kept at Kanteerava stadium for people to pay homage.

A large number of fans gathered outside Vikram hospital in Bengaluru on hearing the news of the actor’s hospitalisation. Bangalore has been put on high alert. Security is beefed up around Vikram hospital and Kanteerava stadium.

Puneeth is the youngest son of Kannada cinema legend Dr Rajkumar. Popularly known as the Powerstar, Puneeth Rajkumar was a beloved superstar who had recently made foray as a film producer.

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has also visited the hospital. CM  Bommai and Shivarajkumar will be holding to hold a press meet soon.

Two days ago, Puneet Rajkumar was seen dancing alongside Shivraj Kumar and Yash at the promotional event of ‘Bajrangi – 2’.

 

Sandalwood industry is in shock and condolences are pouring from all over India over the news of sudden demise of the famous actor.

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