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Rajkumar's eyes continue to sparkle

Written by: Staff
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Bangalore, Apr 13 (UNI) Kannada thespian Rajkumar continues to see this world, with the successful transplant of his eyes today.

A 15-year-old boy and a 55-year-old man were the lucky donees of the celebrity's corneas at the Narayana Nethralaya here.

The Dadasaheb Phalke awardee's eyes were donated immediately after his death, following a cardiac arrest yesterday, in keeping with his pledge.

Dr K B Shetty of the hospital told UNI the teenager was suffering from Kerato Conus disease due to genetic problem and was blind in both the eyes, while the middle-aged man's one eye was damaged due to tocornea.

He, however, refused to disclose the names of the recipients, stating that it would be against rules.

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