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PM expresses shock at Rajkumar's demise

April 12, 2006 20:13 IST

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday, expressed shock and grief over the passing away of Kannada thespian Rajkumar. Hesaid Indian cinema has lost a distinguished actor whose achievements will be remembered for long.

In a message, Dr Singh described the famous actor as a versatile personality who enthralled the nation with his histrionic talents and his mellifluous voice over the past five decades or more. He conveyed his condolences to members of Rajkumar's family.

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Number of User Comments: 5

Sub: Shocked???

I cant understand what these politicians are shocked about when someone as old as Rajkumar passes away.They are never shocke when children in villages die ...

Posted by Shiva

Sub: PM shaocked at Rajkumar's death

Non sense. Did the PM think that Rajkumar was immortal. There is no need to be shocked.

Posted by Dehaleesan

Sub: ERRR...People die...

Errr...Poeple die, not sure why the PM is shocked, sad....i would, i don't. It is truely sad to see legends move into history... ...

Posted by Leon

Sub: View

Why shock? He was quite old anyway. Or didn't the PM know this like he doesn't a lot of things.

Posted by Kaushik Das

Sub: Rajanna

I deeply condole the death of Dr. Rajkumar. He is the man with colours and decency. He never tried anything other than acting and stage, ...

Posted by Ramprasad



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