Puneeth Rajkumar Family: A Glance Into The Iconic Film Dynasty!!

Puneeth Rajkumar is most known for his work in the Kannada language as an actor, playback vocalist, TV host, and producer in India. Some of his most successful films include “Vasantha Geetha” (1980), “Bhagyavantha” (1981), “Chalisuva Modagalu” (1982), “Eradu Nakshatragalu” (1983), “Bhakta Prahaladha” (1983), “Yarivanu” (1984), and “Bettada Hoovu” (1985).

Puneeth began his career in show business at an early age. He received the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for his performance as Ramu in Bettada Hoovu. The article delves into Puneeth Rajkumar’s family background. So, scroll down!!

Puneeth Rajkumar’s Family

Puneeth Rajkumar came from a long line of successful Kannada filmmakers. His father, Dr. Rajkumar, was an actor, performer, and matinee idol. Puneeth’s mom, Parvathamma Rajkumar, worked in the film industry in India. Puneeth Rajkumar was the youngest of his family’s five children. He was the youngest of five siblings.

Both of his brothers, Shiva and Raghavendra Rajkumar, are entertainers. His sisters, Lakshmi and Poornima, do not work in the entertainment sector. Puneeth Rajkumar married Ashwini Revanath, a producer for films in the Kannada language, on December 1, 1999. The couple dated for over a year before getting engaged and eventually married.

Puneeth Rajkumar's Family
Puneeth Rajkumar’s Family

Childhood Acting Career

Puneeth Rajkumar made his first public appearance at the tender age of six months. He appeared in the Kannada suspense film “Premada Kanike,” directed by V. Somashekar. He then made his cinematic debut in the Kannada language musical “Sanaadi Appanna” when he was just one year old.

The film is adapted from Krishnamoorthy Puranikthe’s novel Kuniyitu Hejje Naliyithu Gejje and has performances by Puneeth, Jaya Prada, Ashok, Balakrishna, R. Sampath, Thoogudeepa Srinivas, Papamma, and Baby Madhavi. In the 1980 Dorai-Bhagavan film “Vasantha Geetha,” Puneeth played the part of Shyam.

Prominent Acting Profession

Puneeth Rajkumar’s first leading role was in the romantic action comedy “Appu,” released in 2002. Puri Jagannadh directed an action film starring Puneeth and Rakshita, in which Puneeth played the part of Appu. His performance in the film was hailed by critics and audiences alike. The film’s commercial success catapulted Puneeth’s career.

Check out the tweet below which states that Puneeth Rajkumar’s first role as a lead was in the movie, Appu.

Working As A Singer Professionally

Puneeth Rajkumar started his singing career in 2002. As part of the soundtrack for the film Appu, he sang “Taliban Alla Alla.” This tune was composed by Gurukiran and directed by Puri Jagannadh. Popular songs by the singing duo of Puneeth Rajkumar and Gurukiran include “Mama Mama Maja Madu,” “Jothe Jotheyali,” “Mylapura Mylari,” and “Kaanadanthe Maayavadanu.”

Producing A Film

Producing the 2019 film “Kavaludaari,” Puneeth Rajkumar entered the film industry for the first time as a producer. The stars of the neo-noir thriller were Rishi, Anant Nag, Achyuth Kumar, Suman Ranganathan, and Roshni Prakash.

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Radhakrishna Reddy’s second film, the heist comedy “Mayabazar 2016,” was both written and directed by him. The film’s story follows an upstanding police officer, a part-time con artist, a jobless young man, and a dishonest police officer as they all search for a way to make ends meet in the wake of the demonetization of 2016.

Puneeth Rajkumar’s Death

Famous for his roles in movies like “Power” and “Yuvarathna,” Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar has died as a result of a major heart attack.

Many of his followers are shocked by this, which makes him the most recent star to pass away. Rajkumar’s untimely death has again brought attention to the dangers many people in their 30s and 40s are experiencing today, namely the rising risk of heart conditions and cardiac arrests. This comes only months after Bigg Boss 13 alum and Bollywood actor Sidharth Shukla passed away unexpectedly.

Here is an official tweet by Royal Challengers Bangalore which talks about the death of Puneeth Rajkumar.

He went to his family doctor for an ECG after waking up with chest pain. He was instructed to head straight to the hospital after the ECG. Around 11.30 a.m., according to a hospital doctor, he was brought into the intensive care unit of Vikram Hospital in a critical condition.

At Bengaluru’s Kanteerava Stadium, the deceased superstar’s lifeless remains were on display for visitors to pay their condolences. Basavaraj Bommai, the chief minister of Karnataka, and other cabinet members paid their respects.

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