Aptamithra Dr. Vishnuvardhan's final journey will start from his Jayanagar home and it will pass by Jayanagar Complex, Sindicate Bank, Canara Bank, Gunsheela Nursing Home and enter the National College ground from the side of Aadi Kavi Pampa Road. His body will be kept there for Janatha Darshan till 4.00 pm.
The funeral of Sahasa Simha Dr. Vishnuvardhan will be held at Shantinivasa Crematorium, Banashankari in Bangalore. Vishnu's wife and other family members have decided to hold the funeral according to the Hindu rites at Banashankari. Many Indian celebrities including Superstar Rajinikanth are expected to attend the ceremony.
However, Dr. Vishnuvardhan was suffering from some health hazards for the past five years and recently he had been to Mysore for rest. Yesterday, he was admitted to Vikram Hospital Mysore when he complained of severe chest pain. He died of heart attack at 2.30 today (30th December 2009). He was honoured with six Filmfare awards. He had acted in 200 Kannada movies. The shooting of his 200th movie Aaptha Rakshaka was delayed due to his knee injury.
The body of Sahasa Simha Dr. Vishnuvardhan, who died of heart attack this morning, was brought to Bangalore at 7.00 am. Now his body has been kept at his Jayanagar house for the visit of his family and relatives. The Bellary Naga actor's body will be taken to National College Ground Basavangudi for the final Darshan of his fans and friends.