Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar passed away today after suffering a massive cardiac arrest while working out in the gym today morning and was admitted to Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru.
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj S Bommai was present at the hospital to check on the 46-year-old actor. Sources also state that Puneeth’s elder brother and actor Shivarajkumar and Yash were there at the premises.
The news was confirmed by Sathish, the personal manager of Puneeth and other sources related to the actor.
Actor Puneeth Rajkumar was admitted after suffering chest pain 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 hospital, treatment on in ICU, said Dr Ranganath Nayak, Vikram Hospital, Bengaluru.
The demise of Puneeth has taken the entire South Indian film industry by shock as the actor was very recently seen promoting Shivarajkumar’s Bajrangi 2. The actor had even tweeted wishing the film luck today morning.