Kannada film industry has expressed shock over the death of Kannada ace actor CR Simha. The Sandalwood's veteran actor passed away, today in a private hospital, Bangalore. Kannada actors like Sudeep, Srinath, Tara, Jayamala and others have expressed their condolences to Simha's family. Click on slides to read Kannada actors condolences messages...
Sudeep tweeted, "Rip C.R.Simha sir,,,a fantastic actor,,a gentleman n a greater human who dedicated his life towrds theater n cinema...He wil b truly missed."
CR Simha's younger brother Srinath broke down in front of media by saying, "Simha no more."
Ananth Nag said, "It is a big loss for Sandalwood and art field. He was very simple. His friendship with me cannot be explained in words. I have spent lot of precious times with him."
Bhavya said, "In my initial days of my career I have learn't many acting skills from him. He was a very dedicated actor. May his soul rest in peace."
Girija Lokesh said, "He was a very close friend to our family. Simha, Kapanna and my husband Lokesh have done lot of new things for theatre. May his soul rest in peace."
Expressing the shock over Simha's death Shruthi said, "I can't believe this. I haven't seen such a talented and dedicated actor in my life. Uncle use to enjoy and keep the lively environment in the shooting spot. We gone miss him."
Producer-director-actor Dwarakish said, "He dedicated his whole life span to art. He has acted in 15 films, which were directed by me. May his soul rest in peace."
Actor turned politician Kumar Bangarappa said, "He was my guru in Kannada film industry. Every time he use hum my hit song 'Hrudaya samudra kalaki.' he has also brought many young budding talent into light."
Journalist turned actor Ravi Belagare said, "The credits of making me to act in Kannada movies goes to none other than CR Simha. Me, my family and whole Karnataka gone miss that personality."
Jayamala said, "He was down to earth. He use to give 100% commitment for his work. Though he was a very senior personality in Sandalwood he was following a simple life-style. He was simple living and high thinking."