It is well-known that noted Kannada star Puneeth Rajkumar passed away on October 29th due to cardiac arrest. Now, we bring you some unknown facts about Puneeth and his lifestyle.
1) Puneeth is the third son of legendary Kannada actor Rajkumar and is the brother of noted Kannada star Shivarajkumar.
2) Puneeth Rajkumar fondly known as Appu was an actor, playback singer, television presenter and producer who worked prominently in Kannada cinema.
3) Puneeth acted as the lead actor in 29 films. Before doing lead actor roles, Puneeth appeared in many films as a child artist.
4) Puneeth was born on March 17, 1975, in Chennai. He was 46 years old.
5) Puneeth passed away on October 29, 2021, after suffering cardiac arrest while doing a workout at the gym.
6) Puneeth Rajkumar got married in 1999 to Ashwini Revanath.
7) Puneeth and Ashwini are blessed with two daughters named Drithi and Vanditha.
8) Puneeth started his acting career in 1976 by playing the role of an infant in his father and legendary actor Rajkumar’s Kannada film, Premada Kanike.
9) In 1985, Puneeth won the National award in the best child artist category for the film, Bettada Hoovu.
10) Puneeth produced two Kannada films Navibbaru Namagibbaru(1993) and Soothradhara(1996)
11) Puneeth Rajkumar sang Kannada songs like Baana Daariyalli Surya, Kannadante Maayavadanu, Govinda Govinda.
12) For the first time in 2010 Puneeth Rajkumar appeared in the multilingual film, Jackie. The film was released in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu languages simultaneously.
13) Puneeth Rajkumar even hosted the first and second seasons of the popular reality show ‘Kannadada Kotyadhipati’ in 2012 and 2013.
14) Puneeth was once the brand ambassador of the Indian Premier League cricket team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
15) Puneeth Rajkumar’s estimated net worth per annum is around Rs 190 crore.
16) Being a huge car freak, Puneeth Rajkumar had several luxurious and expensive cars in his garage. Reportedly, he had the collection of costliest cars such as Lamborghini Urus, Range Rover Vogue, Nissan GTR, Audi R8.
17) Adding to cars, Puneeth even had a great collection of bikes in her garage. Some of his bike collection includes Indian Scout, BMW G310R, Suzuki Hayabusa.