Kannada actor Dr. Vishnuvardhan's 'Vaikunta Samaradhana' (a Hindu
ritual, which is done after 13 days after death) was held at
Dharmastala Manjunatha Kalyana Mantapa Basavangudi in Bangalore on
Monday (January 11, 2010). The pooja started at 7.00 am and
Vishnu's adopted son Shridhar performed the rituals. Dr Vishnu
family offered flowers and conveyed their regards to him.
Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, two adopted daughters and their husbands
attended the Pooja. Amidst the chanting of Vedas, Vishnu family
held the pooja of Lord Narsimha Swamy, the deity of Vishnu's home.
Several film actors, technicians and directors also conveyed their
regards to late Dr. Vishnu by offering flowers to his photo.
Thousands of Vishnuvardhan fans from Haasan, Mandya, Mysore and
Chitradurga had come to attend the event, but the entry for his
fans was prohibited. So the disappointed fans moved to National
College ground, where the blood and eye donation camp was
Dwarakish, Ambareesh, S Janaki, Rajesh, Shivaram, Sumalata,
Doddanna, Sundarraj, Shivaraj Kumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar, Sudeep,
Avinash, Vinodraj, Ramesh Bhat, Sudharani, Tara, Prema, KFCC
President Dr. Jayamala, producers Rockline Venkatesh, K Manju,
director Naganna, politicians Ananthkumar, PGR Sindhya, Police
Officers Shankar Bidari and Alokkumar also attended the function
and conveyed their regards to late Dr. Vishnu by offering flowers
to his photo.