Senior actor Sathyajith passed away early on Sunday at a hospital in Bengaluru. He was 72. The actor was suffering from a serious illness for several months.
Sathyajith was treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Bowring Hospital, but failed to respond to the treatment. The last rites will be completed today.
The actor Sathyajith’s real name is Syed Nizamuddin. He had a passion for acting since a young age and has acted in over 650 Kannada films. He won accolades for portraying the villain in most of his films. Due to ill-health, he had stayed away from acting for several years.
Members of the Sandalwood fraternity have mourned his death.
Politician Sumalatha Ambareesh posted on Facebook: “The departure of senior actor Sathyajith has caused a lot of pain. As an artiste, he entertained his fans by acting in more than 650 films, including Mandayada Gandu. I pray that the family gets the strength to bear the pain.”