Puneeth Rajkumar passes away: Here is how politicians, top celebrities, cricketers react to actor’s death
Bengaluru, Oct 29: Politicians and film personalities across the country have mourned the death of Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar, who passed away on Friday, after suffering a cardiac arrest.
From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, from Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, politicians across the spectrum have taken Twitter to express their shock and condolence over the passing away of the actor.
Coming to film stars, Telugu Megastar Chiranjeevi, Mollywood stars Mohanlal and Mammootty, other southern icons like Junior NTR, Mahesh Babu, and many celebs have condoled the death of the Sandalwood's Power Star.
Check out the condolence tweets of politicians and celebrities:
Narendra Modi: A cruel twist of fate has snatched away from us a prolific and talented actor, Puneeth Rajkumar. This was no age to go. The coming generations will remember him fondly for his works and wonderful personality. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.
Gone too soon.
rajamouli ss: Shocked to hear about Puneeth passing away. Such a young and vibrant personality gone so soon. Met him just a couple of times. But can never forget his hospitality, humble and down to earth nature. My prayers and strength to his family and loved ones.
He remained a humble human-being despite his stardom. Puneeth's kind act of visiting our Gopalapuram residence to offer his family's condolences for Thalaivar Kalaignar's death still lingers in my heart.
Too young Heartbroken!
Suresh Raina: Deeply saddened to hear about #PuneethRajkumar Ji's demise. My heartfelt condolences to his family, may his soul rest in peace. Om Shanti
Mayank Agarwal: Deeply saddened to hear on the passing of #PuneethRajkumar Condolences Prayers for his family and friends RIP Folded hands
Kamal Haasan: The demise of my dear younger brother Puneeth Rajkumar was most unexpected.We were mutually very fond of each other. My deepest sympathy to his family and his fans in Karnataka.
Rest in Peace! My deepest sympathies and tearful condolences to the family. A huge loss to the Kannada / Indian film fraternity as a whole.Strength to all to cope with this tragic loss!
Mohanlal: The loss of Puneeth Rajkumar has come as a terrible shock. I still find the news hard to believe. It feels as though I have lost a younger brother. My thoughts & prayers go out to his family with whom I share a close bond. I wish them strength & comfort to cope with this loss.
Mahesh Babu: Shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic news of Puneeth Rajkumar's demise. One of the most humble people I've met and interacted with. Heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones Folded hands
Dhanush: Puneet my friend Broken heartBroken heart This is so heartbreaking. Rest in peace my friend. Hope you are in a better place. My heartfelt condolences to his family , friends and fans.
Rana Daggubati: Gone too soon brother!! Extremely shocked and saddened Broken heart
Aditi Rao Hydari: Rest in Peace #PuneethRajkumar sir Folded handsPrayers and condolences to the family and fans for this irreplaceable loss Broken heart
Jr NTR: Heartbroken! Can't believe you have gone so soon.
Sivakarthikeyan: Left us too soon..shocked and saddened...Will always remember your kind heart and Cherish your generous appreciations Folded handsFolded handsFolded hands #PuneethRajkumar sir rest in peace sirFolded handsFolded hands
My condolences to his family, his innumerable fans and followers.
My dear #PuneetRajkumar Garu was one of the warmest & most genuine person I have met .
My deepest condolences to his family & fans.. ! We will miss you a lot dear brother!!Folded hands
Ranganathan Madhavan: GONE- one of our KINDEST, NICEST AND NOBLE soul. I don' know what I am feeling . I am feeling so devastated. Brother you have left us very confused and heartbroken. The heavens are brighter today. I am still hoping this is not true . Folded handsFolded handsFolded handsFolded handsFolded handsBroken heartBroken heartBroken heart
Anil Kapoor: Shocking & extremely sad... #PuneethRajkumar Broken heart Sending my heartfelt condolences & prayers to the family...
Anupam Kher: Deeply saddened and shocked by the sudden demise of Indian actor #PuneethRajkumar! Everybody always had something nice to say about him. Both, as an actor and as a person! It must be so so tough for his family and fans to deal with this loss. Prayers and Om Shanti!! Folded hands
Nagarjuna Akkineni: My deepest condolences to the family of Puneeth Rajkumar!! It is shocking and heartbreaking to hear this news!! May his soul rest in peaceFolded hands @NimmaShivanna #ripPuneethrajkumar