It has been 11 years since matinee idol Dr Rajkumar left to the eternal world. Fondly addressed as ‘Annavru’ (brother) by his fans, Dr Rajkumar not only ruled the silver screens with stellar performances indeed he also had a demigod status which strictly he earned by his talent, hard work and modesty, which is now no other actor at Sandalwood could attain so far.
An idol for millions of fans, Dr Rajkumar is considering as the legend in the history of Kannada cinema. For the people of the state, Dr Rajkumar is regarded as the Kannada Pride and a matinee idol who always stands as a model which promotes simple living through right actions.
Born as Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju, Dr Rajkumar took his last breath on 12 April 2006. Though he was born in 24th April 1929.Dr. Rajkumar is monomymously known by his stage name Rajkumar and nicknamed Annavru.
He is one of the widely acclaimed Indian actor and singer in the Kannada Cinema. Indeed the history of Indian Cinema, he is considered a cultural icon, as well as he holds a matinee idol status in the Kannada diaspora, among whom he is popularly adored as Devataa Manushya (Godman), Bangarada Manushya (Golden Man), Karnataka Rathna (Jewel of Karnataka State), Vara Nata (Gifted Actor), Rajanna (Brother Raj).
He is also called as Nata Saarvabhouma (Emperor of Actors), Gaana Gandharva (Singer in the Court of Gods), Annavru (Beloved Elder Brother), Rasikara Raja (King of connoisseurs), Vishwa Maanava (Universal Man) and so on.
Due to Dr Rajkumar delivered an incredible contribution to the Indian cinema so he also received an honorary Doctorate from the Mysore University in 1976. Other than he is having 4 National Awards and 10 Filmfare Awards on his kitty.
Dr Rajkumar died on 12 April 2006 following a cardiac arrest, while after his death his eyes were donated. There are some interesting facts we are having about the legend which is enough to give you an inspiration dose.
Since Rajkumar made his acting debut with the movie ‘Bedara Kannappa’ in 1954 to ‘Shabhdavedhi’ in 2000, he just knitted a spell of magic on Kannadigas.
Dr Rajkumar died on 12 April 2006 following a cardiac arrest, while after his death his eyes were donated. There are some interesting facts we are having about the legend which is enough to give you an inspiration doses as his real life is also fascinating like his reel life.
7 Remarkable Facts About The Legend of Kannada Cinema Dr Rajkumar
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