Kannada Superstar M.H. Ambareesh passes away at 66

Kannada Superstar M.H. Ambareesh passes away at 66

November 25, 2018

Bengaluru: Film star-turned-politician M H Ambareesh passed away at a private hospital here on Saturday, according to official sources and Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce. He was 66.

Ambareesh was rushed to a private hospital after he complained of breathing-related issue, sources said.

The former Union minister has acted in over 200 films and served as the Karnataka minister of housing in the Siddaramaiah-led cabinet.

2 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “Kannada Superstar M.H. Ambareesh passes away at 66”

  1. Sudhir Rai says:

    Ambarish was never considered to be a great actor but his role in public life as a politician helped him gain name & fame. Two ordinary
    one liners of movies Nagarahaavu & Antha will never catapult any actor to fame.Anyway,he has entertained Kannadigas for 45 years with his movies.Now, does he really deserve all the attention after his death or is it an emotional reaction that is making this unpopular Govt announce a memorial and a prominent road after him.Actors like Tiger Prabhakar too shared the same popularity as Ambarish did.Why have we forgotten him? Dr.Vishnuvardhan is even more popular than Rajkumar in terms of fan following and yet we do not have a memorial for him.How is the Govt evaluating actors? This is disgusting.

    • strangeworld says:

      The reason is simple: Ambarish was just the screen name, and his real name was: Hucchegowda Amarnath-he was a Gowda, and the Gowda crowd including the CM , hence support him as he was one amongst them. Pure Casteism . This is Karanataka in independent India, where two castes reign supreme, and Gowda is one, Lingayat, the other.


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