Legendary Kannada actor Dwarakish passes away at 81; Sandalwood mourns


Tuesday, 16 April 2024 (15:14 IST)
Bengaluru: The Kannada film industry is mourning the loss of veteran actor, director, and producer Dwarakish, who passed away here on Tuesday at the age of 81.
He had been battling a prolonged age-related illness, and it is reported that he succumbed to a heart attack.
The actor has left the film fraternity in shock, with many Sandalwood celebrities taking to social media to express their grief and pay tribute to the legendary figure.
His mortal remains will be placed for public viewing at his residence in Electronic City, allowing fans and well-wishers to pay their last respects.
The final rites are expected to take place on Wednesday, as the industry bids farewell to one of its most cherished personalities.
Dwarakish's contributions to the Kannada film industry have been significant, and his legacy will continue to inspire future generations of filmmakers and actors. His contributions to the Kannada film industry have been immense, and he will be remembered for his remarkable work in films like Mayor Mutthana and Apthamithra.
Dwarakish's journey from being a businessman in Mysuru to becoming a prominent figure in the film industry is inspiring. His passion for cinema led him to create blockbuster hits that broke box office records and earned him a special place in the hearts of the audience.
Sharing screen space with legendary actors like Rajkumar and Vishnuvardhan, Dwarakish showcased his versatility and talent as an actor. His international project, Singapooradali Rajakulla, was a significant milestone for Sandalwood, marking his innovative approach to filmmaking.
Being honored with an honorary doctorate and receiving recognition from the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce at the age of 80 speaks volumes about his dedication and contribution to the Kannada film industry.
As the film fraternity mourns the loss of this iconic figure, fans and colleagues alike will cherish the memories and legacy of Dwarakish, celebrating his life and the indelible mark he left on Sandalwood.

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