Puneeth Rajkumar death updates | Funeral will be held at Kanteerava Studio where his parents are also buried

Puneeth Rajkumar, Kannada movie actor who died on Friday sending shock waves throughout the State, was on display most of his life as he made his debut when he was six months previous. He had an emotional join with the viewers that was uncommon in a star-driven trade.

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Here are the newest updates:

12:07 p.m.

Self-imposed bandh in Chamarajanagar

Traders and business institutions in Chamarajnagar are observing a self-imposed bundh on Saturday as a mark of respect to movie star Puneeth Rajkumar, who handed away in Bengaluru on Friday.

Son of legendary actor Rajkumar, whose hometown Gajanur is near the city, Puneeth Rajkumar used to go to the village taking outing from his busy capturing schedule as he had nice affection in direction of the village and its individuals. He used to spend time at locations thought-about to be his father’s favourite, just like the banyan tree and ancestral residence.

Puneeth Rajkumar was also the Brand Ambassador for Chamarajanagar district.

12:05 p.m.

Traffic diverted

As crowds proceed to collect at Kanteerava Stadium, site visitors motion in and across the space has been diverted. Managing the crowds is the precedence right here, mentioned a police officer.

12:03 p.m.

Police escort vans carrying seats and pandal materials for the funeral

Trucks headed to Kanteerava Stadium carrying seats, pandal materials and gadgets had been caught in site visitors on Mysuru Road. To forestall additional delays, a police escorted them to town centre

11:56 a.m.

High safety at Kanteerava Stadium

Over 6000 police personnel have been deployed in and round Kanteerava Stadium where hundreds of individuals have gathered to pay their final respects. Security has also been stepped up throughout town. Jurisdictional police have been instructed to extend patrolling in delicate areas. 

Over 50 platoons of reserve police pressure together with KSRP, CAR and RAF have been deployed.

Each division of town has been assigned to a senior officer of the rank of DCP to observe legislation and order. Since yesterday over 500 individuals have been detained as a safety measure.

11:54 a.m.

Balakrishna, Prabhudeva pay respects

Nandamuri Balakrishna, Telugu actor, politician and son of the late NTR, visited Kanteerava stadium to pay his final respects. Rajkumar and NTR households shared an in depth bond. Among the opposite southern movie personalities who visited was Prabhudeva.

11:51 a.m.

Memories of a music

Singer Usha Uthup recalled her singing with Puneet the well-known Rajkumar quantity “Huttidare Kannada Naadali Huttabeku” and one other well-known music from his personal movie “Bombe  helutatite” just lately.

“He was a lovely human being. I cannot forget the way his smile lit up his face always,” she mentioned.

11:21 a.m.

Ramesh Arvind recollects fond recollections with Puneeth

Actor Ramesh Arvind, talking about his lengthy affiliation with the 46-year-old actor, mentioned he was a person who mingled with anybody and will strike a connection immediately. “Off screen too, he was one of the warmest people I knew,” he mentioned.

On the best way he reinvented himself, Ramesh mentioned, “He understood the importance of creating digital content and OTT platforms. He could have done so much more.”

10:38 a.m.

Home Minister appeals for peace

Home Minister Araga Jnanendra has appealed for peace, urging followers of Puneeth Rajkumar to bid him a dignified farewell. He is anticipated to examine the location of the funeral within the afternoon.

10:23 a.m.

Governor pays respects

Karnataka Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot paid his final respects to Puneeth Rajkumar, accompanied by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

10:23 a.m.

Two Puneeth followers useless

A younger man was discovered useless in his home in Athani on Saturday. Rahul Gadiwaddar (25) was discovered useless in his home. Police mentioned he was a die exhausting

fan of Punit Rajkumar, Kannada movie star who died in Bengaluru on Friday.

Rahul had put up a poster of Punit in entrance of his home, garlanded it and embellished it with a flower rangoli on Friday. He was feeling dejected and will need to have determined to finish his life in his home, a police officer mentioned. A case has been registered.

Those in misery can name the 24 hour helpline 104.

Parashuram Hanumant Dyamannanavar (33) died of shock in his home in Sindholi village close to Belagavi. He was watching the information of the actor’s death on a TV channel. He collapsed in his chair and fell to the bottom. He was useless earlier than he may be shifted to the hospital. He was a fan of the actor, a metropolis police officer mentioned.

10:16 a.m.

Funeral seemingly this night

The final rites of actor Puneet Rajkumar may be held on  Saturday night if his daughter, who’s within the U.S., lands in time.

While the sooner plan was to carry the funeral on Sunday, authorities mentioned that it may be superior to late on Saturday if his daughter reaches Bengaluru round 4 p.m.

Producer and an in depth household good friend Rockline Venkatesh mentioned that the physique will be moved from the stadium round 3 p.m. to the venue of funeral, topic to the arrival of the daughter.

The funeral will be held at Kanteerava Studio where his father Rajkumar and Parvatamma Rajkumar are also buried.

10:10 a.m.

Thousands pay respects to Puneeth Rajkumar

Thousands of followers are thronging Kanteerava stadium in Bengaluru where mortal stays of Kannada star Puneet Rajkumar have been saved for followers to pay their final respects.

People got here from not solely from varied localities in Bengaluru, however also different elements of the State to pay their respects. Some of his admirers at the venue mentioned that they had travelled on Friday night time to achieve Bengaluru on Saturday to pay their final respects.

Among the distinguished individuals seen on Saturday morning had been Legislative Assembly Speaker Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri, seer of Suttur mutt, seer of Siddaganga mutt, actor Chetan, amongst others. Though crowds had been huge, the preparations ensured order at the venue.

10.00 am

Brand ambassador for Government initiatives

Actor Puneeth Rajkumar was the model ambassador and campaigned for varied Government initiatives. He was roped in a number of years in the past by the Department of Public Instruction for the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and he in his ads appealed to parents to ship their youngsters to high school.

9.50 am

Family donates Puneeth’s eyes

Following within the footsteps of his father, Dr. Rajkumar, the household of Puneeth Rajkumar donated his eyes on Friday.

Soon after he was declared useless, Puneeth Rajkumar’s brother Raghavendra Rajkumar positioned a request with Dr. Rajkumar Eye Bank run by Narayana Nethralaya to gather the actor’s eyes.

Ok. Bhujang Shetty, chairman and managing director of Narayana Nethralaya, who personally monitored the attention retrieval course of, informed The Hindu that Dr. Rajkumar had pledged the eyes of his total household in the course of the inaugural operate of the attention financial institution (which was named after him) in 1994.



Actor Puneeth Rajkumar dies of coronary heart assault, condolences pour in

Puneeth Rajkumar (46) one of many marquee names of Kannada movie trade and the youngest of the 5 youngsters of matinee idol Dr. Rajkumar handed away on October 29 after struggling cardiac arrest within the morning. Revenue Minister R. Ashok introduced the demise of the actor at Vikram Hospital, Bengaluru. Puneeth Rajkumar is survived by his spouse Ashwini Revanth and two daughters Drithi and Vanditha.


Dr. Ranganath Naik of Vikram Hospital mentioned, “Puneeth Rajkumar complained of chest pain in the morning and was rushed to the private clinic of his family physician where an ECG test was done. It showed a heart attack and he was immediately rushed to Vikram Hospital. When he was brought to the hospital, there was no cardiac activity. We put him on a ventilator and tried to revive him, but all efforts failed.”

The Hindu Net Desk , 2021-10-30 11:56:34

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