On the wee hours of January 31, Karibasavaiah met with the accident on Kanakapura Road while he was driving back home on his car. Later, he was admitted at the hospital and he was kept under observation. However, he was declared dead at 2.30 pm today after battling out for his life for over four days.
Karibasavaiah, who made his debut in Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar's Undu Hodha Kondu Hodha, acted in more than 120 films. Some of his memorable films are Kotreshi Kanasu, Janumada Jodi, Galate Aliyandru, Mungaarina Minchu, Yaarige Salute Sambhala, Police Story 2 and Ullasa Utsaha. His yet-to-be-release films are Sangoli Rayanna and Chitramandira.
OneIndia mourns the death of Karibasavaiah.