Kannada actor Karibasavaiah passed away

Popular Kannada film actor, comedian Karibasavaiah passed away at a private hospital here on Friday. He was 53. The sudden demise of Karibasavaiah will surely dampen the whole Kannada entertainment industry. Karibasavaiah was admitted with serious spinal cord injuries after he met with an accident on January 31, while he was returning home in his car, hospital sources said. It was said that the actor, after completing a film shooting at Kanakapura, was returning home in his car, in the wee hours of Tuesday. He lost balance in his car and injured his spinal cord, said the relatives of the actor, who had gathered at the hospital. He was being treated at ICU for the last four days. A team of doctors were busy trying their best to bring back light to his eyes.
But, on Friday afternoon at about 2.15 pm, he developed health complications and passed away. Doctors at Pristine Hospital located in Bengaluru pronounced death of this talented actor. He leaves behind wife, a daughter and two sons. Karibasavaiah was known for his comedy roles that he had acted in over 200 films. Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda mourned the actor’s death and said Karibasavaiah was a talented artiste who had immensely contributed to the field of theatre and films.


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