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Puneeth Kumar Biography, Death, Family, Career, Awards, Filmography, Wiki

Puneeth Kumar Biography, Death, Family, Career, Awards, Personal Life, Filmography, Wiki, Puneeth Kumar Death, Wife, Childrens, Family, Net Worth

Puneeth Kumar Biography, Death, Family, Career, Awards, Personal Life, Filmography, Wiki

Puneeth Kumar Biography, Death, Family, Career, Awards, Filmography, Wiki
Name Puneeth Rajkumar
Born 17 March 1975
Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India.
Died 29 October 2021 (aged 46)
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Other Names Appu
Power Star
Occupation Actor
Television presenter
Active Years 1976-1989
Net worth $5 Million (₹37 Crores)
Salary ₹6 Crores

Puneeth Kumar Death

Date of Death 29 October 2021
Place of Death Vikram Hospital - Bengaluru
(At the Time of Death)
46 Years
Death Cause Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Arrest Time During Workout

Puneeth Kumar Personal Life

Puneeth Rajkumar (17 March 1975, 29 October 2021), colloquially known as Appu, was an Indian actor, playback singer, television presenter and producer, who worked predominantly in Kannada cinema. He has been the lead actor in 29 films; As a child, he appeared in several films. He won the National Film Award for Best Child Actor for his role of Ramu in Bettada Hoovu. He also won the Karnataka State Award for Best Child Artist for Chalisuva Modagalu and Yeradu Nakshatragalu. Puneeth's first lead role was in 2002's Appu.

Puneeth (then Lohit) was born in Chennai to the matinee idol Rajkumar and Parvathamma Rajkumar. He is their fifth and youngest child. When Puneeth was six years old, his family moved to Mysore. His father brought him and his sister Poornima to his film sets until he was ten years old. His elder brother, Shiva Rajkumar, is a popular actor.

Puneeth married Ashwini Revanth from Chikmagalur on 1 December 1999. They met through a common friend, and had two daughters: Drithi and Vanditha.

Puneeth Kumar Family Background

Wife Name Ashwini Revnath
Married Year 1999
Childrens Vanditha Rajkumar
Drithi Rajkumar
Father Name Rajkumar
Mother Name Parvathamma Rajkumar
Brothers Shiva Rajkumar
Raghvendra Rajkumar
Sisters Purnima

Puneeth Kumar Filmography Career

Puneeth Kumar started his acting career as a child actor in the year 1976-1989 with many big films like Premada Kanike, Aarathi and Bettada Hoovu.  He played an important role of Appu in Puneet Kumar's film Masala released in 2002, after that many people also knew him by the name Appu.  Puneet Rajkumar has given many such big blockbuster films in his career like Yuvarathnaa, Raajakumara, Natasaarvabhowma and Anjani Putra.

We have given below the list of Puneet Kumar's career blockbuster films.

  • Appu (2002)
  • Yuvarathnaa (2021)
  • Raajakumara (2017)
  • Anjani Putra (2017)
  • Jackie (2010)
  • Power (2014)
  • Mythri (2015)
  • Rana Vikrama (2015)

Puneeth Kumar Awards and Nominations

Awards Nomination Win
National Film Awards 1 1
Karnataka State Film Awards 6 6
Filmfare Awards 10 5
Others 13 10
Total 37 26

Other awards

  • 2010: Udaya Film Award for Best Actor Jackie

  • 2015: Zee Music Awards For Best Singer – "Adhyaksha"

  • 2016: Mirchi Music Awards South – Sensational Singer Of The Year, 2015

  • 2018: Zee Kannada Hemmeya Kannadiga Award for Best Actor Male – Raajakumara
  • 2018: Love Lavike Readers Choice Award for Best Actor Male – Raajakumara
  • 2019: Nominated- TSR National Film Award for Best Actor- Raajakumara

Puneeth Kumar Other Work

Playback Singing

Puneeth, just like his father, is one of very few actors that have excelled in professional singing too. He sang alone in Appu, and sang a duet on "Jothe Jotheyali" from Vamshi. He sang a fast number in Jackie and sang in his brother Shiva's films Lava Kusha and Mylari. Puneeth Rajkumar have sung a song "Kanna Sanne Indhalene" for Akira movie which was composed by B. Ajaneesh Loknath. He has revealed that his compensation for singing for other than his home-productions goes to charity.


Puneeth has been a brand ambassador for Karnataka Milk Federation's Nandini Milk products, LED Bulb Project,7 Up (PepsiCo), F-Square, Dixcy Scott, Malabar Gold,Gold Winner, Ziox Mobile,Pothy silks, Flipkart and Manappuram,and was a brand ambassador of the Indian Premier League cricket team Royal Challengers Bangalore. Puneeth also owns a team in Premier Futsal, Bengaluru 5.

PRK Audio

Puneeth is the founder and owner of the music label PRK Audio with over 1 million subscribers across YouTube.

Last Words

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why Puneeth Rajkumar Died?

Puneet Rajkumar had a heart attack during a workout, so he died.

What was the age of Puneet Rajkumar?

According to the report, Puneet Kumar's age was 46 years at the time of his death.

who is the wife of Puneeth Rajkumar?

Puneet Rajkumar's wife name is Ashwini Revnath. They got married in the year 1999.

what's the children name of Puneet Rajkumar.

Puneet Rajkumar has two children named Vanditha and Drishthi.

When did Puneet Rajkumar die?

Puneet Rajkumar died on 29 October 2021 during morning workout.

What is the networth of Puneet Rajkumar?

Puneet Rajkumar's net worth is 5 million US dollars i.e. 37 crores.

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