- Puneeth Rajkumar died on Friday
- He was 46
- His closing rites can be held at Bengaluru’s Kanteerava studio on Sunday
Puneeth Rajkumar “won us all with his warmth, sincerity and passion,” wrote Aamir Khan in his tribute to the Kannada star, who died on Friday. He was 46. Puneeth Rajkumar, fondly referred to as by his family members and followers as “Appu,” died at Bengaluru’s Vikram Hospital, the place he was taken after he had a coronary heart assault whereas figuring out in a health club. His closing rites will happen at Kanteerava studio on Sunday. Remembering Puneeth Rajkumar, Aamir Khan shared a press release on his manufacturing home’s official Instagram web page that learn: “Appu entertained us through his films, but above all else, he won us all with his warmth, sincerity and passion. Thank you Puneeth, for all the love that you showered on all of us. May your soul rest in peace, dear friend. My heartfelt condolences and prayers to the family.”
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Puneeth Rajkumar’s cremation was alleged to happen as we speak at Bengaluru’s Kanteerava studio. However, the actor’s household determined to carry out the final rites on Sunday as his daughter reached Bengaluru from the US a bit late and a number of other followers of Puneeth are but to pay him final respects.
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai had informed media within the afternoon: “Puneeth’s daughter has reached Delhi and is travelling to Bengaluru and may reach the city by about 6 pm. Secondly, there is lot of crowd here (Kanteerava Stadium) and many people wish to see him for one last time, also after 6pm when it will be dark it will be difficult to perform last rites there (Kanteerava studio). So, we have made an opportunity for more people to pay their last respects till tomorrow morning. I appeal to his (Puneeth’s) fans to pay their last respects with patience and by maintaining peace, as there is time till tomorrow morning,” reported information company PTI. He added that the choice was taken after discussing with Puneeth’s elder brothers Shivarajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar and different members of the family.
Puneeth Rajkumar, 46, was the son of veteran actor Rajkumar. The actor, who was the star of movies like Mourya, Arasu, Raam and Anjani Putra, is survived by spouse Ashwini Revanth and two daughters.
(With inputs from PTI)