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Kannada television witnessed a few major incidents this week. From the Kannada entertainment industry continuing to mourn the loss of power star Puneeth Rajkumar, remembering him on Kannada Rajyotsava, the week was surely a roller coaster one. On a brighter note, Kannada television also celebrated the festival o flights. Here is a quick glimpse at the top TV news of the week.
The death of the Kannada film industry’s ‘Powerstar’ Puneeth Rajkumar has shrouded the entire film industry in a pall of gloom. Many celebrities from the industry paid tributes to Puneeth Rajkumar who passed away at the relatively young age of 46. From Akul Balaji to Swetha Chengappa and many others, everyone mourned the shocking demise of Puneeth Rajkumar.
Vaishnavi Gowda recently took fashion inspiration from the late actress Kalpana. The actress replicated Kalpana’s look from the popular song ‘Indu Yenage Govinda’ from Kannada superstar Rajkumar’s 1974 film ‘Eradu Kanasu’. Draped in a green-colored silk saree with a Pink zari border, Vaishnavi tried a flawless recreation of Kalpana’s look from the song. From makeup to hairdo, the actress has given her best to replicate Kalpana’s look from the song ‘Indu Yenage Govinda’ from Eradu Kanasu.
Kannada TV host and former Bigg Boss Kannada season 4 runner-up Kirik Keerthi, who has always been very vocal when it comes to his love for motherland and mother tongue, also celebrated Kannada Rajyotsava on a low key note.
On the occasion of Rajyotsava, Keerthi remembered late actor Puneeth Rajkumar, who recently passed away on October 29 at the age of 46 due to a cardiac arrest. Keerthi, in his video shared on Instagram mentioned, “Kannada Rajyotsava is being celebrated across our state today. It is supposed to be celebrated with loads of happiness and pride. But unfortunately, a dark spell has been cast over the state as we lost our beloved actor Puneeth Rajkumar. It is indeed a ‘Raja illada Rajyotsava’ (A Rajyotsava without the king).” (sic)
Shruti Naidu, who is often referred to as the Czarina of Kannada television took a stroll down the memory lane and shared a priceless throwback picture from her acting days. Shruti’s fans responded to the post and questioned the actress about her acting comeback.
In an interview with ETimes TV, Prathama said, “There are many instances where I have come across many people coming to seek my blessings when I am in my Devi costume during the shoot. No matter how much I try to make them understand that I am only an artist, the immediate response I receive from them is that they respect the character I portray.”
The cast members of daily soap Yarivalu including Vanishree, Balaraj, Rashmitha, Sharmitha, and Rahul visited late actor Puneeth Rajkumar’s Samadhi at Kanteerava studio, Bengaluru. The team members paid their respects to their late actor, where his mortal remains were laid to rest.
Nayana Puttaswamy, who was recently blessed with a baby boy, celebrated Halloween with full enthusiasm. The actress shared pictures from her Halloween theme party on her Instagram handle. In the frame, the actress is seen posing along with her little munchkin. The mother-son duo donned a cute avatar. Sharing the pictures, Nayana on her Instagram handle wrote, “Our son’s first Halloween! He decided to become a pumpkin as well as a Mickey.”
Team Kasturinivasa offered prayers to the late actor Puneeth Rajkumar on the sets of the show. The cast and crew members of the daily soap Kasturinivasa took some time off amidst their shoot schedule to offer their heartfelt prayers to Puneeth Rajkumar. The team put a garland around Puneeth’s picture and paid their deepest condolences. They offered silent prayers for two minutes.
Kannada actress Shwetha Prasad left fans amused with her new hairstyle. Shwetha hogged the limelight on Instagram with her bold new hairstyle. The actress has got a new hairdo which looks trendy and stylish.
Deepika Das visited the Hasanamba Temple, which is opened only once in a year during Deepavali festive season. The actress offered prayers to the goddess Hasanambe on Wednesday (November 3) morning. She went to visit the auspicious temple along with her family members and offered prayer at the temple.
Amidst the festivities, ETimes TV got in touch with the actor to know more about his Diwali celebrations. “I am celebrating Diwali with my family in Mumbai. To me, Diwali is all about the festival of lights. No matter what, I make sure that I am at home for the festivities. It’s ok even if I am busy the entire year, but I make it a point to celebrate Ganesha Chaturthi and Diwali with my family. These days are completely dedicated to serving the Lord.”
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