The mortal remains of Kannada actress Vaishali Kasaravalli, who
died of kidney failure at 5.00 pm on Monday at Manipal Hospital
Jayanagar in Bangalore, was laid to rest. Her funeral was held
according to her family tradition at Banashankari Crematorium in
Bangalore yesterday evening (28th September). Earlier, it was
reported that her cremation would be held at Wilson Garden
Crematorium in Bangalore. But it was shifted to Banshankari due to
Before the funeral, Vaishali's body was kept for public darshan
at Samsa Rangamandir in Ravindra Kala Kshetra Bangalore between
12.00 and 3.00 pm. Thousands of film fraternity, writers,
politicians, friends and fans paid their last respect to her
departed soul. Her body was taken to Banshankari Crematorium, where
the final rites were performed in the evening.
However, Vaishali Kasaravalli had been ailing from diabetic,
which caused her liver damage and kidney failure. Recently, she was
admitted to the Manipal Hospital Jayanagar in Bangalore. She died
at the hospital while she was undergoing dialysis for renal
Vaishali had acted in hundreds of plays, films and TV serials.
She had directed a few popular serials like 'Moodala Mane',
'Muttina Torana' and 'Mauna Raga'. She had even translated a few
Hindi and Marathi plays to Kannada. Her untimely death is a great
loss to the Kannada film industry.
May her soul rest in peace and may god give strength to her
family to bear her loss.