Leading Kannada hero Puneeth Rajkumar has passed out due to a massive heart attack on Friday. Puneet, 46, suffered a heart attack while doing gym at home on Friday morning. He collapsed at once while doing gym and before that he complained of serious pain in his chest. The family members rushed him to Vikram Hospital in Bangalore.
On learning of the incident, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraju Bommai rushed to the Hutahutina Hospital. He asked about Puneeth’s health condition.
Puneeth Rajkumar’s brother Shivaraj Kumar and the Kannada actors were rushed to the hospital. On the other hand, a large number of Puneet fans are coming to the hospital. Kannada Kanthirava Rajkumar is the third son of Puneet Rajkumar.
Puneet, who was introduced to the silver screen as a child actor, got good recognition in his own time. Puneet is also familiar to the Telugu audience. Many of his films have been dubbed in Telugu as well. Recently, his film ‘Yuvaratna’ starring him as the protagonist was a great success.
Puneet Rajkumar has acted in about 14 films as a child actor. In 2002, he became the protagonist of ‘Appu’ (Telugu: ‘Idiot’). After that, Puneet started with a series of films. ‘Veera Kannadita’, ‘Arasu’, ‘Milana’, ‘Vamshi’, ‘Raj’, ‘Jackie’, ‘Hudugaru’, ‘Anna Band’, ‘Yaare Koogadali’, ‘Power’, ‘Doddamane Huduga’, ‘Rajkumara ‘,’ Yuvaratna ‘etc. Puneet Rajkumar became famous as a mass hero. He made films not only as an actor but also as a producer. She has also hosted dance-based TV shows.
On the other hand, a high alert has been declared across the state of Karnataka. Police have beefed up security along with the hospital premises as well as on major routes. The Karnataka government has ordered the closure of cinema theaters for two days.