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Kannada Actor Raghuveer Passes Away

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Kannada actor Raghuveer of Chaitrada Premanjali fame passed away after he suffered severe heart attack this evening, May 8, 2014 in Bangalore. He was 46. The actor got collapsed in his residence at Samapangiramnagar, Bangalore, and was immediately rushed to the Gangotri hospital in BTM layout.

Later Raghuveer was shifted to Sagar Apollo Hospital in Bangerghatta Road, where the doctors declared him brought dead. It is said that Raghuveer had breathed his last in previous hospital. The family sources confirmed the news of Raghuveer's death to media and shifted the body to his residence. The actor's family is waiting for the other close relatives, who are settled in Chennai. The last rites of the actor will be held in the private farm house near, Dodda Aalad Mara (Big Baniyan Tree) on Friday, May 9, 2014.

Raghuveer made his acting debut with Chaitrada Premanjali in 1992 in which he was paired opposite Shwetha. The movie also marked the debut of Sandalwood's ace filmmaker S Narayan, which turned out to be the musical hit of the year with Hamsalekha's music. Raghuveer is also known for the other famous movie like Shrungara Kavya, Uyyale, Kaveri Teeradalli, Naviloora Naidile, August 15 and others. The actor was awaiting the release of Modala Chumbana, which was slated to release in July 2014. Continue reading the story on slide show...

Raguveer And Shwetha

In Pic: Kannada actor Raghuveer with his wife Shwetha at happier times.

Raghuveer's Controversies

In December 2010, actor Raghuveer was arrested in brothel case. He was caught with other four men in Mysore.

Prostitution Racket In Mysore

He was arrested from Abhishek hotel in Mysore along with his friend named Shankar, car driver Ram Murthy, and two women Poornima and Geetha Priya.

Raghuveer Had Planned Another Project

He was also planning to come up with another project Mathe Banthu Chaitra, which was said to recreate the magic of Chaitrada Premanjali in Kannada film industry.

Director S Narayan

Sandalwood's ace director S Narayan, who was shocked by Raghuveer's death said, "Raghuveer is the person, who brought me into film industry. His trust made me a filmmaker today."


Apart from Raghuveer and S Narayan, Chaitrada Premanjali also marked the debut of another Sandalwood's ace actor Shobraj, who broked down after hearing the news.

Sandalwood Shocked By Raghuveer's Death

Many Sandalwood actors and actresses are shocked by Raghuveer's death.

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