Tag: Kannada Film Industry

‘Closure of cinema houses has affected thousands of families’
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‘Closure of cinema houses has affected thousands of families’

January 31, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that the Film industry is badly hit just like any other industry due to the COVID pandemic, actor Shivarajkumar said that cinema theatres are forced to shut down as new cinemas are not being released due to 50:50 occupancy rule in theatres. Speaking to press persons here yesterday, Shivarajkumar said that though most…

Last rites of veteran actor Shivaram held with State honours
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Last rites of veteran actor Shivaram held with State honours

December 5, 2021

Bengaluru: The last rites of veteran Kannada film actor S. Shivaram (83),who passed away at a hospital here yesterday, was held this afternoon at Banashankari Crematorium here with State Honours. Veteran actor Shivaram, who was undergoing treatment for brain haemorrhage at a private hospital, passed away on Saturday afternoon. His body was shifted from the…

Puneeth Rajkumar dies of heart attack
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Puneeth Rajkumar dies of heart attack

October 29, 2021

Bengaluru: Sandalwood actor ‘Power Star’ Puneeth Rajkumar passed away due to a massive heart attack at Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru today noon. The news has shocked lakhs of fans.   Sources said that the 46-year-old actor was rushed to the hospital after he complained of discomfort while exercising in the gym. A group of doctors constantly…

Paapa Pandu fame actor Shankar Rao passes away
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Paapa Pandu fame actor Shankar Rao passes away

October 19, 2021

Bengaluru: Veteran Kannada actor Shankar Rao (84), who was popular for playing the character Boss Balaraju in the super hit Kannada TV serial Paapa Pandu, passed away due to age-related issues at about 6.30 am in his residence at Arakere yesterday. Rao, who had a long stint in television and cinema, entered cinema in the…

Veteran Sandalwood actor Satyajith passes away
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Veteran Sandalwood actor Satyajith passes away

October 10, 2021

Bengaluru: Veteran Kannada actor Satyajith (72), who was suffering from age-related ailments, passed away at Bowring Hospital in Bengaluru in the wee hours of today. Satyajith, who was admitted to the hospital earlier this week after he suffered a heart stroke, was battling several health issues for a long time. One of his legs was…

Fighter electrocuted during film shooting near Ramanagar
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Fighter electrocuted during film shooting near Ramanagar

August 10, 2021

Ramanagar: Tension prevailed near a resort close to Bidadi after a 35-year-old fighter was electrocuted during the shooting of Kannada film ‘Love You Rachchu’ yesterday.  The deceased has been identified as Vivek (35), a native of Tamil Nadu. An assistant fighter identified as Ranjith, has also been seriously injured.  The negligence of the film crew…

Sanchari Vijay in coma
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Sanchari Vijay in coma

June 14, 2021

Family to donate his organs  Bengaluru: National Award-winning Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay is in coma after the actor met with an accident on Saturday evening and had sustained grievous injuries. Despite an emergency brain surgery, he was unresponsive and the doctors at Apollo Hospital on Bannerghatta Road here announced that he is brain dead. Vijay’s…

Kannada film producer KCN Chandrashekar no more
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Kannada film producer KCN Chandrashekar no more

June 14, 2021

Bengaluru: Veteran Kannada producer and distributor KCN Chandrashekar (69) passed away on Sunday due to multiple organ failures.                      Chandrashekar, who was being treated at a private hospital, served as the President of Kannada Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) multiple times. He also headed the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce (SIFCC).  His father KCN Gowda…

Veteran Kannada actress Surekha dies at 66
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Veteran Kannada actress Surekha dies at 66

June 7, 2021

Bengaluru: Veteran Kannada actress and dancer, Surekha, who had worked with Sandalwood legend Dr. Rajkumar in many movies, passed away following a heart attack on Saturday night. She was 66. According to her family sources, Surekha suffered a heart attack around 9.30 pm while she was watching TV and was rushed to a nearby hospital…

“Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted film industry in India”
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“Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted film industry in India”

February 2, 2021

Kandaswamy Bharathan, Executive Producer of award-winning films like Roja, Annamalai, delivers Distinguished Lecture Series at MYRA Mysore/Mysuru: Kandaswamy Bharathan, Joint Managing Director – Kavithalayaa, delivered a talk at the MYRA School of Business here on Jan. 25 as part of their “Distinguished Lecture Series.”  Kandaswamy Bharathan was the Executive Producer of award-winning films such as…

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