Veteran actor Rajesh passes away

Veteran Kannada actor Rajesh, also known as Kala Thapasvi, passed away in the wee hours on Saturday.
Veteran actor Rajesh passes away

Veteran Kannada actor Rajesh, also known as Kala Thapasvi, passed away in the wee hours on Saturday. He was 89. He died of age-related health issues. He was survived by his five children.

According to family sources, his mortal remains would be kept at his Vidyaranyapura residence to facilitate public pay homage and the last rites would be conducted in the evening.

Initially, Rajesh was known as Vidya Sagar who used to act in dramas through Sudarshana Nataka Mandali and Shakthi Nataka Mandali.

After acting in a few Kannada movies, his name was changed from Vidya Sagar as Rajesh.

He acted in around 150 Kannada movies including Namma Vuru, Gange Gowri, Sathi Sukanya, Beluvalada Madilalli, Sose Thanda Sowbhagya, Devara Duddu, Kaliyuga, Pitamaha and other movies.

Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce members and Karnataka Assembly Speaker Vishveshwara Hegde Kageri have condoled Rajesh’s death.

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