Legendary actor and former MP Ambareesh passed away on Saturday night after suffering from a massive cardiac arrest. Known as the ‘Rebel Star’ of the industry, the veteran actor breathed his last in Bengaluru on Saturday at the age of 66. Final rites of the Kannada star will take place today. Currently, his body has been kept at Kanteerava Stadium for fans to pay their last respects. Fans in large numbers have gathered outside the memorial. Also, security has been tightened outside Dr Rajkumar memorial, where Ambareesh will be laid to rest.
Well, the fans of the Rebel Star are deeply shocked by the news. As the news of Ambareesh’s death broke out, hospital authorities made sure that fans maintain peace. The entrance of the Vikram Hospital was blocked with the barricades. In a shocking news, reportedly, a fan of the actor committed suicide after hearing the death news of the actor, which proved how loyal his fan base was! Fans are totally devastated by the fact that their favourite star is no more.
Celebs from the film industry have been paying their last respect to Ambareesh on twitter. Rajinikanth tweeted, “A wonderful human being … my best friend … I have lost you today and will miss you … Rest In Peace.”
Ambareesh won the national award for his debut film Naagarahaavu in 1972 and was known as ‘Rebel star’. He served as a union minister in the UPA government led by Manmohan Singh and was an MP from 1998-99, 1999-2004 and 2004-2009
Ambareesh developed breathing problems in 2014, and since then, he was hospitalized frequently. In the same year in March, he was taken to Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital for treatment