Theatres Across Karnataka To Pay Respect To Puneeth Rajkumar

Single-screen theatres in various parts of Karnataka will pay respect to late actor Puneeth Rajkumar tomorrow at 6pm. The actor passed away on October 29 in Bengaluru due to a cardiac arrest.

According to a press release issued by the Karnataka Film Exhibitors’ Association, “In an event called Pushpanjali, Deepanjali, Kavyanjali and Baspanjali. Exhibitors and audiences will pay homage to Puneeth Rajkumar.”

Lyricist and director V Nagendra Prasad has composed a special song called Belli Banninalli Seeri Hodhe Appu which will be sung by audiences in theatres. A two-minute silence will also be observed in memory of Puneeth.

On November 16, the entire Sandalwood community will pay tribute to Puneeth at Palace Grounds in an event called Puneeth Namana. Producer and former president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce, Sa Ra Govindu had said, “Only Puneeth’s family members and people related to the Sandalwood industry will be allowed to attend the event. I request fans to stay away from the event and watch it on television as it will be telecast live.”

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