Kannada actor Dwarakish passes away at the age of 81

Kannada actor Dwarakish, known for his comedy roles, passed away at the age of 81 due to a heart attack

Dwarakish had a successful career in the Kannada film industry, working as an actor, producer, and director

Rajinikanth and other prominent figures in the film industry expressed their grief over Dwarakish's demise

Dwarakish acted in about 100 films and produced and directed around 50 films during his career

He introduced the famous Hindi playback singer Kishore Kumar to the Kannada film industry

Dwarakish's service to the Kannada film industry as a producer and director was highly regarded

Born in 1942, Dwarakish made his debut in the film industry in 1966 and rose to fame with his film "Mayer Muthanna"

Former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy praised Dwarakish's versatility and his work with renowned actors like Dr Rajkumar and Dr. Vishnuvardhan.

Dwarakish's sudden demise has left a void in the Kannada film industry, and he will be remembered for his contributions

The news of Dwarakish's passing has saddened fans and colleagues alike