26 Orphanages, 45 Free Schools And Many More. Puneeth Rajkumar Leaves Us With A Legacy Of Humanity

Power Star Puneeth Rajkumar, earlier today, breathed his last after suffering a cardiac arrest. The actor was just 46 years old. It is an unbearable loss to both the film industry and society.

Puneeth Rajkumar passes away at just 46

Puneeth Rajkumar is one of the most-loved actors in the Kannada Film Industry. He was known to be a humble person, despite the fact that he is a top star in the state. On Friday, Sandalwood had to hear the news of the untimely demise of the actor.


After collapsing during his workout session at his residence, Puneeth was brought to the Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru. It was revealed that the actor suffered a massive cardiac arrest.

Puneeth Rajkumar
Courtesy: New Indian Express

A massive loss to the society

Apart from being a wonderful actor, Puneeth Rajkumar had initiated several social activities across the state. While he continued the initiatives started by his father, Puneeth also set up 45 Free Schools, 26 Orphanages, 19 Goshale and 16 Old Age Homes. He also was responsible for the education of 1800 students. He also donated a chunk of his remuneration, especially that which he got for singing in movies, to charity. Puneeth is reportedly the only actor who was involved in so many activities that were taking society forward.

A brilliant actor, a wonderful singer, and an extraordinary human being, Puneeth’s sudden demise is an unbearable loss to the entire state. He truly has left us with a legacy that is defined by modesty and humanity.