Punith Rajkumar’s sudden death last year was one of the most shocking news and left an irreplaceable void in the film Brothers. So far, his fans and enthusiastic followers have not finished with the unfortunate incident. Actors from various industries, too, continue to offer their appreciation and respect in their own ways. Recently, Actor Prakash Raj announced that his Prakash Raj Foundation has donated a free ambulance to the poor in memory of the late Kannada actor.
Taking to Twitter, Prakash Raj, who originally came from the Kannada film industry but is integral to many other industries such as Tamil and Telugu, wrote, “Appu Xpress – Donate free ambulance to the needy in memory of our dear Puneeth Rajkumar..an initiative of Prakash Raj Foundation. The joy of giving back to life.” Actor Puneeth Rajkumar has been fondly referred to by family, friends and fans as Appu.
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Prakash Raj (prakashraaj) August 6, 2022
Prakash Raj’s donation comes on the heels of the Karnataka government’s announcement that it will honor the late actor with the prestigious ‘Karnataka Ratna’ award on November 1. Puneet Rajkumar will be the 10th winner of the award, which happens to be the state award. The highest civilian honor. The award will be given to the late actor on Kannada Rajyotsava Day.
On October 29 last year, the actor passed away in a Bengaluru hospital after suffering a heart attack. The news of Bonneth’s death left fans and colleagues in a state of shock and grief. He was 46 years old. Reportedly, the actor was working out at the gym when he had a heart attack; He was immediately taken to Vikram Hospital in an ‘unresponsive’ condition.
(with IANS input)