Chennai, Oct 29 (BPNS)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin condoled the passing away of Kannada Superstar, Puneeth Rajkumar who died following a massive heart attack on Friday at Bangaluru.
The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister said that he was deeply shocked and pained at the passing away of the popular actor of the Kannada film world. He said that the Kannada film world has lost one of its contemporary icons.
Stalin said that he and his family were close to Puneeth Rajkumar’s family who was the son of the famous Kannada actor late Rajkumar.
The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister in his condolence message said, “ Deeply shocked and appalled to hear about the sudden demise of Power Star Puneeth Rajkumar who is also the son of late legendary Kannada star Rajkumar avargal. Both our families share a cordial bond for many decades. Thus it is a personal loss for me.”
Stalin said,” Puneeth remained a humble human being despite his stardom. His kind of act visiting our Gopalapuram residence to offer his family’s condolences for Thalaivar Kalaignar’s death still lingers in my heart”.
The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister was reminiscing the visit paid by Puneeth Rajkumar after the passing away of Stalin’s father and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Kalaignar Karunanidhi in 2018 after a prolonged illness.
Stalin also said,” Kannada cine industry has lost one of its greatest contemporary icons. I offer my heartfelt condolences to Puneeth’s family and people of Karnataka who are mourning this irreparable loss”.