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Puneeth Rajkumar Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 29, 2021

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Short Biography

Puneeth Rajkumar was born on 17-03-1975 in Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He was an Indian Film Actor, Playback Singer, Singer, Voice Artist, Philanthropist, Television Actor, Television Presenter, Film Producer & Founder of PRK Productions. He was the son of well-known Kannada actor Dr. Rajkumar who was known for his work predominantly in Kannada cinema.


Puneeth Rajkumar Complete Bio & Career

Puneeth Rajkumar, a Dashing Powerstar Indian actor from Kannada cinema who was primarily known for his talent as an Actor, TV Presenter, and Playback singer. He was the youngest son of Rajkumar and has started working at a very young age. He got the role when he was just 6 months old, he was just 7yr old when he recorded his first popular song namely “Baana Daariyalli Soorya”, which was composed by T.G. Lingappa. He didn’t study much and has left school at a very early age just to pursue his dream career in acting.
 
He made his debut in a leading role in the film Appu in 2002. The film was a hit and was remade in other languages like Telugu, Bengali, and Tamil. He did lots of versatile movies and has proved his talent at all levels. In 2010, he worked in the movie Jackie for which he received wide critical acclaim and was declared as the Best Film of 2010, in the South Filmfare Awards.
 
He was the only Actor in the Industry who has banged the Box Office for successfully running his almost 10 consecutive movies for more than days. In 2012, he hosted a TV Serial Kannada Kotvadhipati first season in the official Kannada Language which was the adaptation of the internationally famous show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and whose Hindi version was Kaun Banega Crorepati. He received his first Karnataka State Film Award for Best Child Actor. He also received the Best Child Artist award at the 33rd National Film Awards. He had received so many awards; one of them is for his performance in Arasu at Filmfare Awards 2007. He was seen in films like Natasaarvabhowma, and Padde Huli in 2019 and Mayabazar 2016 in 2020. He was last seen in Yuvarathnaa which was released on 01-04-2021. He was also the founder of the music label "PRK Audio" which has more than 1 million subscribers on YouTube.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Puneeth Rajkumar died at the age of 46 on 29-10-2021 at Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru. He suffered a massive heart attack on 29-10-2021 and was admitted immediately to the Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru. He took his last breath at the hospital.

DEATHDAY 29 October,2021 (Saturday)
DEATH PLACE Bengaluru, Karnataka
DEATH COUNTRY India

Puneeth Rajkumar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a film producer mother Parvathamma Rajkumar and film actor/singer father Dr. Rajkumar. He had two brothers named Shiva Rajkumar (actor/producer) & Raghvendra Rajkumar (actor/singer/producer) and two sisters named Lakshmi & Poornima. On 01-12-1999, he married Ashwini Revanath. Together the couple was blessed with two daughters named Drithi Rajkumar and Vanditha Rajkumar.
Father Rajkumar
Mother Parvathamma Rajkumar
Brother Shiva Rajkumar
Brother Raghavendra Rajkumar

Life's Important Dates Of Puneeth Rajkumar

Body Measurements

Chest Size 43
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Chennai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Bangalore, Karnataka, India
School N/A
College The New College, Chennai
Qualification Diploma in Computer Science
Hobbies Travelling and Driving
Marital Status Married
Debut Kannada Film (as a child artist) - Premada Kanike (1976)
Kannada Film (as an actor) - Appu (2002)
Kannada Film (as a playback singer) - Baana Dariyalli Soorya for film Bhagyavantha (1981)
Kannada Film (as a producer) - Kavaludaari (2019)
Television (as a host) - Kannadada Kotyadhipati (2012)
Television (as a producer) - Netravathi (2021)
Best Movies Bettada Hoovu (1985), Milana (2007), Jackie (2010), and Rana Vikrama (2016) among others
Salary INR 10 Crore
Net Worth $5 Million (approx)
Official Website N/A

Favourites

Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Rahul Dravid
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Rashmika Mandanna
Favorite Actor Yash
Favorite Food Biryani

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Puneeth Rajkumar

  • He won National award as a child artist for his performance in the film Bettada Hoovu.
  • Thus far, he has won 4 Karnataka State Film Awards as well.
  • He has also featured in commercials of popular brands like 7up, Dixcy Scott, Ziox Mobile, Flipkart, and Mannapuram among others.

Puneeth Rajkumar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Puneeth Rajkumar was 46 years 7 months & 12 days old age.