PM Mourns Actor Puneeth Rajkumar: “Cruel Twist Of Fate, Was No Age To Go”


Guwahati: Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar died on Friday at the age of 46. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and several other politicians paid tributed to the popular actor.

PM Modi said that a cruel twist of fate had ‘snatched away’ the actor. ” 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,” the prime minister said in a tweet.

CM Bommai said that he was deeply saddened and Mr Rajkumar was hugely personal.

“Shocked and deeply saddened as Karnataka’s most loved superstar #PuneetRajkumar is no longer with us. A huge personal loss and one that’s difficult to come to terms with. Praying the almighty gives the Rajkumar family and fans the strength to bear this loss,” he posted on Twitter