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PM Modi to Tamil Nadu CM Stalin, politicians mourn death of Puneeth Rajkumar

Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar died of cardiac arrest today morning 

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Published: 29th October 2021
Puneeth Rajkumar and Modi

Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar dies of cardiac arrest on Friday morning, which had sent shock waves across the country. Condolences have been pouring in from all quarters for the untimely death of the multi-faceted personality. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to condole the death of Puneeth Rajkumar. Sharing a picture with the actor, Modi tweeted, he wrote, "A cruel twist of fate has snatched away from us a prolific and talented actor, Puneeth Rajkumar. This was no age to go. The coming generations will remember him fondly for his works and wonderful personality. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti." 

BREAKING: Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar passes away due to cardiac arrest 

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin also expressed his condolences and called it a personal loss to him. He wrote, "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's a personal loss to me."

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was also among other politicians, who took to Twitter, to express their shock over the loss of the film icon. Rahul wrote, "My heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar. Gone too soon."

Puneeth Rajkumar, who made his debut as a hero with Appu (2002), has acted in well over 25 films in Kannada. He is fondly called 'Powerstar' and 'Appu' by his fans and the film fraternity. The actor was last seen in Yuvarthna. James and Dvitva are two of his upcoming films, which are set to hit the theatres soon.

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