Kannada actor Ambareesh has passed away..!!
On 24-11-2018- Saturday night Kannada actor Ambareesh has passed at the age of 66. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Bengaluru after suffering a heart attack.
The actor, who was fondly called as Ambi by his fans and well-wishers, came to limelight with Puttana Kanagal’s Nagarahaavu where he played the role of a Jaleela. He acted in over 200 movies in a career spanning over five decades.
His last movie was Ambi Ning Vayassaytho, which turned out to be a succesful movie at the box office.
Ambareesh was a lead actor in Kannada for more than 4 decades. He became a politician in later years and served as minister under Congress government.
He served as minister of Housing in the cabinet of chief minister Siddaramaiah from May 2013 to June 2016.
Besides winning many state government awards and Filmfare awards during his acting career, Ambareesh was honoured with the honourary doctorate from the Dharwad university in 2013.