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April 12, 2006

Kannada thespian Dr Rajkumar passed away into the ages this afternoon.

He was the king of Kannada cinema and had a huge fan following across the world. Unlike his contemporaries like MGR or NTR, Rajkumar stayed away from politics, though this did not take away from his immense popularity.

He gave us great movies like Bangaaradha Manushya, Kasturi Nivasa, Gandhadha Gudi and Jeevana Chaitra.

He would have turned 79 on April 24.

Join rediff.com in bidding one of the most loved actors of Indian cinema goodbye.

Complete coverage: The abduction of Dr Rajkumar


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Sub: the legend

Dr. raj! What does one say? It is like holding a candle in front of the sun! It is like trying to describe something that ...


Posted by ravishankar





Sub: Great Loss to the indian film industry

It really a great loss for India that such a great human being has expired. He stood for peace & harmony. He disliked politics and ...


Posted by Katrina Gowda





Sub: Sad Demises

There is no word to express our feelings. we have lost one of our jewel in kannada film industry.It is great lost to not only ...


Posted by Mahantesh.Patil





Sub: Beyond Oscars

It is impossible for me not to miss Dr.Rajkumar as he was an integral part and parcel of my and many of my friends` childhood. ...


Posted by Amarnath





Sub: GREAT HERO APPAJI

I really feel bad that we have lost a godfather of our karnataka. We cannot get back a person like our appaji even though he ...


Posted by BHARATHI




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