Power Star Puneeth Rajkumar, who was one of the leading actors in the Kannada cinema has passed away. He was 46.He was hospitalized earlier in the day after suffering chest pain at Vikram hospital in Bengaluru.The actor was admitted at 11.30 am
Trying our best to treat him. His condition is serious. Can’t say anything as of now. His condition was bad when brought to the hospital, treatment on in ICU,” ANI had quoted Dr Ranganath Nayak, Vikram Hospital, Bengaluru.Puneeth was born in Chennai to the matinee idol Rajkumar and Parvathamma Rajkumar. He is their fifth and youngest child.
His elder brother, Shiva Rajkumar, is also a popular actor.Earlier in the day, the actor also wished his brother and superstar Shiva Rajkumar for his newly released film Bhajarangi 2.Puneeth tweeted, “Best wishes for the entire team of #Bhajarangi2. @NimmaShivanna @NimmaAHarsha @JayannaFilms.”
He appeared as a lead actor in commercially successful films,
including Appu (2002), Abhi (2003), Veera, Kannadiga (2004), Mourya (2004), Aakash (2005), Ajay (2006), Arasu (2007), Milana (2007), Vamshi (2008), Raam (2009), Jackie (2010).The news was not confirmed by any family member or the doctor.However, Actor Sonu Sood tweeted, “Heartbroken Broken heart. Will always miss you my brother. #PuneethRajkumar.