In an unfortunate development, the veteran actor and senior politician Ambareesh passed away on Saturday(November 24, 2018) at a private hospital in Bengaluru. The 66-year -old was admitted to the hospital following respiratory problems. He had made his big screen debut in 1972 with the cut film Naagarahaavu and kicked off his career in a splendid manner. Thereafter, went on to act in several popular films and this helped him become a synonym for success. During his career, he shared with the Kollywood legend Rajinikanth and remained one of his closest friends.
Ambi was last seen in the Sudeep-produced Ambi Ning Vayassaayitho which hit the screens recently and became a big hit. It was a remake of the Tamil hit Power Pandi.
As expected, following his death, several stars took to Twitter and mourned the loss. PM Modi too offered his condolences to the star's family.
PM Modi Pays Tribute To Ambi
Commenting on Ambareesh's death, Narendra Modi said that it was a big loss for Karnataka and described the actor as a 'strong voice for Karnataka's welfare, at the state and central level'.
Ramya Is Heartbroken
Congress leader and noted actress Ramya too seemed to be hurt by Ambareesh's death. In her heartfelt tweet, the actress said she has nothing but fondly memories of ‘Ambi Uncle'
Radhika Remembers Ambareesh
The veteran actress Radhika Sarathkumar too commented on Ambareesh's death and sent out her condolences to his family. She also shared a recent photo of the actor while remembering him.
Shanvi Tweets About The Death
Actress Shanvi too reacted to Ambareesh's death and said that she was heartbroken by the bad news. Like countless other fans, she too found it extremely difficult to come to terms with his death.
Raai Laxmi Is 'Shocked'
Raai Laxmi sai that she was heartbroken and shocked to hear about Ambi's death and added that he was one of her favourites during her childhood.
Upendra Remembers The Rebel Star
'Real Star' Upendra too paid his respects to Ambareesh and shared an old photo with his fans.
Rajinikanth Remembers His Friend
Commenting on Ambareesh's death, ‘Thalaivaa' Rajinikanth said that the actor-politician was a ‘wonderful human being' and indicated that he was deeply hurt by the shocking development