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Remembering Appu The Movie Star

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Last updated on: November 14, 2021 12:18 IST
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To remember Kannada movie star Puneeth Rajkumar, who visited the Sakrebailu elephant camp in Shivamogga sometime before his sudden and tragic death on October 29, a baby elephant was named after him.

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IMAGE: A fortnight after his death from a heart attack, Karnataka and Kannada moviegoers are still in shock at his death.
Much loved for his performances, his humanity and accessibility to fans, Puneeth was lovingly nicknamed Appu by his family and his legion of admirers. All photographs: ANI Photo


IMAGE: Little Appu grazes on tender grass.


IMAGE: Appu with his mommy.


Photograph curated by Anant Salvi/
Feature Presentation: Ashish Narsale/



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