One of the best and popular actors of Indian state Karnataka film Industry ‘Dr Vishnu Vardhan’ has died of heart attack at 2.30 am at Vikram Hospirtal in Mysore on 30th December 2009. He was of 59 years old. TV9 Kannada News reported that Kannada fans are shocked when they heard about this BIG LOSS and sad on the Kannada star passed away.
Because of unbearable loss, entire Bangalore is closed today. All Schools and Colleges remains closed today as mark of respect for Vishnuvardhan. Now, the dead body of Dr Vishnuvardhan is taken to his residence and people can visit to pay their last respects.
SuperStar Vishnuvardhan died at around 2.30 am, actress Bharathi (Wife of Vishnuvardhan) and son-in-law Anirudh were by his side when he died, according to hospital.
Kannada star was suffering from some health hazards for past five years, recently he had been to Mysore for rest. Due to chest pain, he was admitted to Vikram Hospital Mysore yesterday. He returned to his house in the evening after the treatment. But at 2.30 am today, he suffered same pain again. He took his last breathe while he was being rushed to the hospital.
The deep Condolence over the death Dr. Vishnuvardhan have been expressed by BS Yadiyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka, former CM HD Kumarswamy, Vishnu’s close friends Ambareesh, Dwarkish, Ramya, Puneet Rajkumar, Shivaraj Kumar, Sudeep.
In the Kannada film industry, he was popularly regarded as one of the most versatile, talented, stylish and popular actors. Vishnu has acted in 197 films. At the instance of Puttanna Kanagal who directed his maiden film Nagarahavu, he adopted the name Vishnuvardhan, however his real name is Sampath Kumar.