Shankanada Aravind passes away due to COVID-19
The actor was admitted to Victoria Hospital, where he was taking treatment
Actor Shankanada Aravind, popularly known for his supporting role in Bettada Hoovu, passed away due to COVID-19. He was 70.
The actor was admitted to Victoria Hospital, where he was taking treatment. Shankanada had featured in more than 250 Kannada films, including notable films like Aaganthuka, Gnana Gange, and Aparichita, to name a few. He also had a stint on the small screen and was a part of a few soap operas as well.
Shankanada Aravind's wife, Rama, passed away in January this year due to respiratory issues. He is survived by two daughters and a son.
Recently, the Kannada film industry also lost well-known producer Ramu, husband of Malashree. Renuka Sharma, Kavirathna Kalidasa director, who has worked with stalwarts like Dr Rajkumar, Ambareesh, Anant Nag and Ravichandran, passed away last Wednesday. Actor and producer DS Manjunath also succumbed to COVID-19 last month.