Actor Rajesh

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Veteran Kannada Actor Kala Tapasvi Rajesh Passes Away At 89 

Kannada Film Industry actor Kala Tapasvi Rajesh died on February 19, at a private hospital in Bengaluru. As per reports, he was hospitalised due to age-related ailments about a week ago. Born in Bangalore on April 15, 1932, Rajesh had acted in more than 150 films as a lead actor in the 60s and 70s. Notably, his final rites will be performed at the Vidyaranyapura residence in Bangalore.

Sat, 19 Feb 2022 - 12:40 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Entertainment, kannada film industry, Rajesh, died, bengaluru

Courtesy: The Hindu

Kannada actor Shivaram.

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Kannada Actor Shivaram Passes Away Due To Brain Haemorrhage

Kannada actor Shivaram died at a private at the age of 83 on December 4 in Bengaluru. Reportedly, he was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed at his house while performing puja on November 30. Doctors revealed he suffered a brain hemorrhage but surgery wasn't conducted considering his age. Details of his last rites will be announced soon. Notably, he had been in the film industry since 1958. 

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 05:00 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Kannada Actor, brain haemorrhage, kannada film industry, surgery, bengaluru

Courtesy: India Today

Death ceremony of late Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar


Late Kannada Actor Puneeth Rajkumar's Funeral Performed In Bengaluru

Late Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar's death rituals were held with state honors at Sree Kanteerava Studios in Bengaluru on October 31. Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai, along with a large number of admirers were present to pay their tribute to the late actor. Following his acting debut in 2002 "Appu," the 46-year-old actor starred in 29 films, the most recent being "Yuvarathnaa." However, Puneeth perished due to a heart attack.

Sun, 31 Oct 2021 - 10:30 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Puneeth Rajkumar, Karnataka, Funeral, Basavaraj Bommai, kannada film industry

Courtesy: ANI

Puneeth Rajkumar

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Actor Puneeth Rajkumar Passes Away Due To Heart Attack

Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar has reportedly passed away at Bengaluru's Vikram hospital due to a heart attack that he suffered at 11:30 am, on October 29. As per sources, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai rushed to the hospital following the news. The 46-year-old actor has played the lead role in about 29 films and is fondly nicknamed "power star" by the beloved fans. 

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 - 02:35 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Puneeth Rajkumar, Actor Rahman, kannada film industry, Rajkumar, Shivrajkumar

Courtesy: News 18

Actor Arjun Gowda started an ambulance service in Bengaluru.

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Kannada Actor Arjun Gowda Starts Ambulance Service For COVID Patients

Kannada actor Arjun Gowda has started his own ambulance service to ferry COVID-19 patients in Bengaluru. The service has been named Project Smile Trust and has been launched in the wake of the sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in Bengaluru. Notably, the actor has also been assisting in the last rites of those who have died as a result of the COVID infection.

Sat, 01 May 2021 - 12:37 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: kannada film industry, Ambulance, Covid-19, Bangalore

Sanjjana Galrani

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Police Arrest Actor Sanjjanaa Galrani in Alleged Connection with Sandalwood Drug Racket

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) on September 8, arrested actor Sanjjanaa Galrani in alleged connection with the drug racket in Sandalwood. The police conducted a search operation at her residence, and seized two mobile phones. The actor was arrested based on a statement by Rahul Shetty, one of the accused in the case. Earlier, actor Ragini Dwivedi was arrested and an FIR has been filed against 12 people on the matter. Further investigation is… read-more

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 10:47 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Karnataka, kannada film industry, drug racket, CCB

Courtesy: The News Minute

Aditya Alva

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FIR Against Vivek Oberoi's Brother-in-Law in Sandalwood Drug Case

The Central Crime Branch has filed an FIR against 12 people in connection with a drug racket in the Kannada Film Industry. The list included Vivek Oberoi's brother-in-law Aditya Alva as well. Aditya is also a son of former Karnataka Minister, Jeevaraj Alva. Besides, actress Ragini Dwivedi is also named in the FIR. Earlier, the Narcotics Control Bureau had busted a drug racket in Bangalore, indicating scandal in Sandalwood.

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 12:12 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Karnataka, kannada film industry, drug racket, CCB

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Kannada Actress Ragini Dwivedi Arrested in Connection with Drug Scandal

Sandalwood actress Ragini Dwivedi on September 4 was arrested by the Central Crime Branch for her alleged involvement in a drug scandal. According to sources, the actress has been arrested after police found ganja-filled cigarettes during the raid conducted at her house. So far, four people have been arrested in the drug scandal case in the Kannada film industry. Narcotics Control Bureau had recently busted a drug racket in Bangalore.

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 08:15 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Karnataka, kannada film industry, drug racket, CCB

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Indrajit Lankesh

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Indrajit Lankesh Claims at Least 15 in Kannada Film Industry Involved in Drug Trade

Sandalwood Filmmaker, Indrajit Lankesh, who had given a statement that the drug trade was evident in the Kannada film industry, was summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) to provide information on the same. Subsequently, he has revealed names of at least 15 people, including "musicians and actors" who are said to be involved in the drug business. The filmmaker gave out the statement after NCB busted a drug racket in Bangalore.

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 03:46 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Karnataka, Bangalore, drug racket, kannada film industry

Courtesy: Deccan Herald