Sahasa Simha Dr Vishnuvardhan's fans have urged government to honour the actor with Bharat Ratna like Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar. The actor's fans have taken to the micro-blogging site Facebook, and started the campaign to draw the attention of government.
Vishnu was also called as 'Karnatakada Karna (Karna of Karnataka)' along with Rebel Star Ambareesh. People, who were influenced with Vishnuvardhan's performance in Naagarahaavu, compared him with Bollywood angry young man Amitabh Bachchan. In his 35 years of his career, he played variety of roles in more than 200 films.
Vishnu's fans claim that he was not just an actor, but was also a singer, cricketer and also a good human being, who has done lot of social service by helping the needy people. Though Dr Vishnuvardhan is no more with us, his contribution for the film industry and society will always be remembered by Kannadiga's.
They also added that Vishnuvardhan has equally struggled to grow to this height in Sandalwood, like how Sachin Tendulkar did in cricket, and also they have their own identity in their respective fields.
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Vishnuvardhan has acted in 200 films in his career. Sachin Tendulkar announced the retirement in his 200th Test Match.
Vishnu And Sachin: Left Handers
Though Sachin was a right-handed batsman, he used to write with left hand. Vishnuvardhan was seen using his left hand in many fights.
They Were All Rounders
Vishnuvardhan was an all rounder in film field. Sachin Tendulkar was also an all rounder in cricket.
Gods Of Their Field
Vishnuvardhan was called as God of Sandalwood by his fans. In the same way, Sachin was also called as God Of Cricket.