Kannada actor Michael Madhu passes away at 51

Updated: 14 May, 2020 11:43 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

Veteran Kannada actor Michael Madhu, known for his comedic roles, passed away on May 13. The cause of death is not known yet, but reports suggest he died of a heart attack. He was 51.

Michael Madhu Picture Courtesy: Twitter
Michael Madhu Picture Courtesy: Twitter

It has been a tragic and traumatic year for Indian Cinema. We have lost some of the biggest names of the business and they all left us too soon. After the unfortunate demise of Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, and Bullet Prakash, Indian Cinema has lost another veteran actor who was known for his comedic roles in the Kannada industry, Michale Michael Madhu.

He passed away on May 13 at 6:30 pm, a report by IBTimes stated. He is survived by a wife and two daughters. He collapsed in his house and was immediately rushed to the KIMS Hospital. The actual cause of his death has not been revealed but reports state he died of a heart attack.

The veteran actor acted in more than 300 films in just a span of 15 years of his career. Karthik Gowda, the creative-executive producer of Hombale Films, condoled his death on Twitter. This is what he had to say:

Some of the actor's most well-known and memorable films were Bhajarangi, AK 47, Vaali, Suryavamsha, Neelambari, Yamalokadalli Veerappan, Meese Hottha Gandasige Demandappo Demandu, Suprabhatha, and Minugathare. May his soul Rest In Peace!

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First Published: 14 May, 2020 11:15 IST

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