"He complained of chest pain last evening when he was working out in a gym. He was rushed to M.S. Ramaiah Hospital where he underwent treatment. He died of a heart attack earlier this mornining," a family friend said.
"After the success of his last film, he was in talks with a big banner for his next film," the friend added.
Hemanth was the son of 'Nenapinangala' producer G. Ramakrishna.