Veteran Sandalwood actor, Rockline Sudhakar passed away today (September 24) on the sets of movie Sugarless in Bannerghatta, Bangalore. He was 64. Sudhakar reportedly collapsed and died due to cardiac arrest at around 10 am while filming for Pushkara Mallikarjunaiah's upcoming film.
Director Suni confirmed his demise on Twitter and wrote, "2020ಯ ರೌದ್ರಾವತಾರ ಮುಂದುವರೆದಿದೆ.. ಸಿನಿಕಲಾವಿದರಾದ #Rocklinesudhakar ರವರು ಇಂದು ಮೇಕಪ್ ಹಚ್ಚಿರುವಾಗಲೇ ಹೃದಯಘಾತದಿಂದ ನಮ್ಮನ್ನೆಲ್ಲಾ ಅಗಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ.. ಅವರ ಆತ್ಮಕ್ಕೆ ಶಾಂತಿ ಸಿಗಲಿ... ಓಂ ಶಾಂತಿ.."
Notably, he had recovered from Coronavirus infection two months ago. Talking about his work, Sudhakar had worked in around 120 films. He had predominantly worked in the Kannada film industry and was known for doing memorable supporting roles.
Sudhakar shot to fame for his role in Yogaraj Bhat's Pancharangi (2010). He even featured in many popular movies like Tagaru, Ajith, Popcorn Monkey Tiger and so on. Notably, Sudhakar always considered Yogaraj Bhat as his godfather. Rockline Sudhakar's death is indeed a big loss for Sandalwood.
May his soul rest in peace!