A personality who is popularly known as Appu. He was a hard-working person who was growing a lot. However, he did leave this world at the middle age of 46 years. His death was indeed a shock to many people all over the world, he was globally popular as “Puneeth Rajkumar”.
Puneeth Rajkumar Biography
Puneeth was an Indian actor, philanthropist, singer, and producer. He was known as Appu. Puneeth came from Kannada cinema. He was born on 17 March 1975 in Chennai, India, and passed away on 29 October 2021 in Bengaluru, India. As of 2021, Puneeth Rajkumar age is 46 years old. The meaning of Puneeth’s name is Holy. It means the one who is pure. As per the Western zodiac sign, the sun sign of Puneeth is Pisces. However, from Indian astrology, he had Virgo as his zodiac sign. The mega South Indian actor died due to a Heart attack that took place on 29 October 2021 in Bengaluru. While alive, he did follow the Hindu religion and was very much connected.
Puneeth Rajkumar Physical Stats
- Puneeth Rajkumar Height is 5 feet and 8 inches tall.
- Puneeth’s weight stays around 77 kg.
- His feet size was 9 (US).
- Puneeth had black eyes and hair.
- During his time, Puneeth did not do any cosmetic surgeries.
- There was no tattoo made by Puneeth during his time.
Puneeth Rajkumar Professional Career
Puneeth Rajkumar, better known as Appu, is a famous Indian actor, philanthropist, playback singer, television presenter, and producer according. He was famous for being Dr. Rajkumar’s youngest son. He did start to work as a child actor in Vasantha Geetha (1980), Bhagyavantha (1981), and many more.
However, it was the movie Appu (2002) movie that did make him famous all over the world. And since then, he has been working as an actor, singer, producer, and more. His last movie was James (2022). His death in 2021 did make him live for just 46 years. Otherwise, one would have seen in working in even more movies. He did work mostly in the Kannada film industry.
Docu-drama Gandhada Gudi did come at the time of his death anniversary on 28 Oct 2022. It was for celebrating the career of a down-to-earth actor who did work hard for helping a host of people. He did also produce TV shows in the Kannada language.
Puneeth Rajkumar’s Family
It is a fact that Puneeth came from a very rich family where Dr. Rajkumar was a mega Indian actor and singer. He did die on 12 April 2006 in Sadashiva Nagar, Bengaluru. Even his mother Parvathamma Rajkumar was an Indian film producer and distributor. She did pass away on 31 May 2017 in Bengaluru, India. Puneeth did grow up with siblings named Shiva Rajkumar, Poornima, Lakshmi, and Raghavendra Rajkumar. Each of the siblings is a millionaire and have had managed to lead in the Indian film industry. It was like the lineage they did carry from their parents and moved ahead.
Puneeth Rajkumar’s Marriage and Children
Puneeth did marry Ashwini Puneeth Rajkumar in 1999. They never parted ways but the death of Puneeth in 2021 did end his long relationship of 22 years. The pair did make birth to two children named Drithi Rajkumar and Vanditha Rajkumar. It was a very famous family that was happy also and both of the children did get the love of their grandmother up until 2017.
But the death of Puneeth due to a heart attack did lead the whole family to emotional problems. The family lived mostly in Bangalore as Puneeth was a known name in the Kannada industry and all. They did meet due to a common friend and it did help them out to get married.
Puneeth Rajkumar Movies
Puneeth has been popular with a movie of 2002, Appu. This is the work why he is popularly known as Appu. Puneeth was praised a lot by his performance in Bhagyavantha (1981), Chalisuva Modagalu (1982), Eradu Nakshatragalu (1983), Vasantha Geetha (1980), and Bettada Hoovu (1985). Although, he won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist because of his role as Ramu in Bettada Hoovu.
Puneeth Rajkumar On Social Media
Puneeth Rajkumar is not on social media. He was not on social media at all. It was just that Puneeth was a down-to-earth person and he wanted to live away from the world for social media.
Puneeth Rajkumar Net Worth
At the time of his death, back in 2021, Puneeth Rajkumar net worth is USD 15 million – (Rs.115 Crore). He did earn money from his work in the South Film industry. But he did like to give more to the people.
Puneeth is a late actor who did work in the Kannada film industry.
Puneeth Rajkumar’s net worth at the time of his death back in 2021 was USD 15 million.
Yes, overall Puneeth was healthy but the heart attack came suddenly. It was a shock.
Puneeth was the Director of DOORS TOTAL REALTY SOLUTIONS INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED.
Puneeth is not more. He did die due to a heart attack in Oct 2021.
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