Kannada actor Ambareesh passed away.

Kannada actor and former minister Ambareesh passed away in a Bengaluru healing facility on Saturday where he was being treated for various diseases. He was 66.

The on-screen character was conceded at city’s Vikram hospital subsequent to enduring gigantic heart failure, following which he passed away, the doctor’s facility specialists affirmed. Ambareesh purportedly crumbled at night at his home in JP Nagar and was quickly hurried to the hospital. He was before determined to have respiratory and kidney issues and has been confessed to Mount Elizabeth healing facility of Singapore.


Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, who had visited the hospital late on Saturday night, asked for the veteran supporters to keep up harmony and peace.

“The memorial service of our dearest on-screen character and lawmaker will be held at Bengaluru on Monday at Kanteerava Studios. Fans and supporters can pay their last tributes to Ambareesh from 7.30 am onwards on Sunday at the Kanteerava Stadium,” he said.

Substantial security has been conveyed outside the clinic. The police have put blockades at the passageway.

Ambareesh had quit the Assembly decisions in the wake of being given a Congress ticket from Mandya voting public. He filled in as an association serve in the UPA government driven by Manmohan Singh. The on-screen character was a MP from 1998-99, 1999-2004 and 2004-2009. He was additionally the Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting from 2006 to 2008.

He had the national honor for his introduction film Naagarahaavu in 1972 and was known as ‘Rebel star’ particularly after his film Chakravyuha. In a vocation spreading over to more than 50 years, he acted in around 200 movies.