'Coming Generations Will Remember Him Fondly': PM Modi Condoles Demise Of Puneeth RajkumarPM Modi also shared his picture with late Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar (Pic Via Twitter)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the demise of actor Puneeth Rajkumar.

"A cruel twist of fate has snatched away from us a prolific and talented actor, Puneeth Rajkumar. This was no age to go. The coming generations will remember him fondly for his works and wonderful personality. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti," PM Modi said in a tweet on Friday (29 October).

BJP Chief J P Nadda also expressed grief on the demise of the Kannada cinema actor.

"Anguished to learn about the sad demise of a very talented actor, Puneeth Rajkumar. He will always be remembered for his outstanding works. My deepest condolences to his family and followers. Om Shanti!" Nadda tweeted.

Popular Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar, son of Kannada cinema legend Rajkumar, passed away at the age of 46 following a massive heart attack on Friday.

The actor was reportedly working out in his gym when he collapsed suddenly and was rushed to a hospital immediately, where doctors' efforts to revive him went in vain.

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