Kannada actor Rockline Sudhakar suffered from a cardiac arrest while shooting for a film.
Popular comic actor of Kannada film industry Rockline Sudhakar has passed away after suffering from a heart attack. The actor was shooting for a film on Thursday when he suffered cardiac arrest, reported PTI. According to the former president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC), Sa Ra Govindu, Sudhakar breath his last at a private hospital at the age of 65. He was shooting for the film titled Sugarless in Bannerghatta area of Karnataka.
An office-bearer of the KFCC told the media agency, "He had gone to the makeup room where he suddenly collapsed. He was taken to the hospital where he died."
About a month ago, Rockline was tested positive for coronavirus and he resumed work after his reports came negative.
The president of KFCC was quoted stating, "He had an existing heart condition and the doctors said that he suffered a cardiac arrest. He was brought dead to the hospital. He acted in so many films and may his soul rest in peace."
While a report suggested that "Sudhakar was with his makeup artist and was prepping for the shoot when he suddenly collapsed. The shoot was taking place in Bannerghatta and he was rushed to Fortis Hospital, where he was declared brought dead."
Sudhakar has been a part of more than 200 films which include Vaastu Prakara, Ayyo Rama, Topiwala and Mukunda Murari among many others.