- Puneeth Rajkumar died on Friday
- He was 46
- His last rites will probably 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, where he was taken after he had a heart attack while working out in a gym. His last rites will happen at Kanteerava studio on Sunday. Remembering Puneeth Rajkumar, Aamir Khan shared an announcement 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.”
See Aamir Khan’s submit right here:
Puneeth Rajkumar‘s cremation was speculated to happen right now at Bengaluru’s Kanteerava studio. However, the actor’s family decided to perform the last rites on Sunday as his daughter reached Bengaluru from the US a bit late and several other followers of Puneeth are but to pay him final respects.
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai had instructed 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 relations.
Puneeth Rajkumar, 46, was the son of veteran actor Rajkumar. The actor, who was the star of films like Mourya, Arasu, Raam and Anjani Putra, is survived by spouse Ashwini Revanth and two daughters.
(With inputs from PTI)