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Puneeth Rajkumar Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 18, 2023

Date of Birth

17 / March / 1975


49 Years


Actor Singe TV Producer

Puneeth Rajkumar (17 March 1975 until 29th October 2021) often referred to as Appu was an Indian actor, philanthropist television presenter, playback singer, and producer who was employed for Kannada cinema. Appu was the youngest son of his morning idol the late Dr. Rajkumar.

Puneeth Rajkumar Height, Age, Death, Family, Biography & More

As a young man, He was part of several films. He was among the most well-known actors in the Kannada film industry. He was a lead actor in 32 different films.


Puneeth Rajkumar was born to a wealthy Hindu family from Madras (now Chennai). The entire family is worshipped by Hindu gods and is a believer in Hinduism, the Hindu religion. Puneeth Rajkumar’s father’s surname was Rajkumar and was a star performer in the Kannada film industry.

Puneeth Rajkumar’s mom’s name is Parvathammarajkumar, and she had a career as a film distributor, producer, and director. Along with his parents, his siblings reside in Puneeth’s home. Puneeth is among the youngest of 5 siblings. Puneeth Rajkumar’s older brother’s name is Shiva Rajkumar, he is the biggest and most well-known performer in the Kannada film industry. He has captured the hearts of many with his performances in a variety of films.

Puneeth Rajkumar Parents

Puneeth Rajkumar Parents

Raghavendra Rajkumar Puneeth Rajkumar Brother

Raghavendra Rajkumar Puneeth Rajkumar Brother

Shiva Rajkumar Puneeth Rajkumar Brother

Shiva Rajkumar Puneeth Rajkumar Brother

Poornima Puttaswamayya Puneeth Rajkumar Sister

Poornima Puttaswamayya Puneeth Rajkumar Sister

Lakshmi Govindaraj Puneeth Rajkumar Sister

Lakshmi Govindaraj Puneeth Rajkumar Sister

Ashwini Puneeth Rajkumar Puneeth Rajkumar Wife

Ashwini Puneeth Rajkumar Puneeth Rajkumar Wife

Drithi and Vanditha Puneeth Rajkumar Daughter

Drithi and Vanditha Puneeth Rajkumar’s Daughters

Puneeth Rajkumar’s childhood picture

Puneeth Rajkumar’s childhood picture

Early Life

Puneeth was born Lohit Rajkumar in Chennai, the son of Dr. Rajkumar, a famed actor, and director, as well as their wife Parvathamma. He was the youngest of the family and was the fifth in the overall family. Puneeth’s family moved to Mysore at the age of six years old. Raghavendra Rajkumar and Shiva Rajkumar are two of his elder siblings. The family of his father had two sisters who were named Lakshmi as well as Poornima.

Personal Life

Puneeth was wed to Ashwini Revanth on December 1st, 1999. They had 2 daughters: Drishti as well as Vanditha. Puneeth and Ashwini were introduced through a mutual acquaintance. Due to his powerful acting skills, he is described by the media and the public as the “power star”.

Acting Career

The director V. Somashekar cast Puneeth (then also known as Lohith) in the film when he was just six months of age in the horror movie Premada Kanike (1976) as well as Aarathi. The film was followed by the film Vijay’s Sanaadi Appanna (1977), which was based on Krishnamoorthy’s novel of the same name at the time that Puneeth was just one year old. Thayige Thakka Maga (1978) was made by V. Somashekar and starred his father.

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in 2012 Puneeth played host to the inaugural season of Kannadada Kotyadhipati, modeled on the Hindi show Kaun Banega Crorepati, which was, in turn, based on the British show Who Wants To Be The Next Millionaire? The first season of the show was successful and a sequel was released. The success of the second season was mentioned as the main reason behind the Suvarna channel’s removal of Udaya TV from the top slot for the first time in 19 years.


Puneeth Rajkumar entered the world of singing in 2002. He sang “Taliban Alla Alla” in the movie Appu. The song was written by Gurukiran and was directed by Puri Jagannadh. Duo members Puneeth Rajkumar and Gurukiran emerged as a dazzling singing duo, and they sang several popular songs, which include “Mama Mama Maja Madu,” Jothe Jotheyali, “Mylapura Mylari,” and “Kaanadanthe Maayavadanu.”

Movies, TV Shows, Web Series

Title Roles Year
Premada Kanika An infant 1976
Sanaadi Appanna Young Ashok 1977
Thayige Thakka Maga young Kumar 1978
Vasantha Geetha Shyaam 1980
Bhoomige Banda Bhagavantha Krishna 1981
Bhagyavantha Krishna 1981
Hosa Belaku Puttu 1982
Chalisuva Modagalu Ramu 1982
Bhakta Prahlada Prahlada 1983
Eradu Nakshatragalu Raja 1983
Yerevan Shyam 1984
Bettada Hoovu Ramu 1985
Shiva Mecchida Kannappa Young Dinna 1988
Parashuram Appu 1989
Appu Appu 2002
Abhi Abhi 2003
Veera Kannadiga Munna 2004
Maurya Manu 2004
Aakash Aakash 2005
Namma Basava Basava 2005
Ajay Ajay 2006
Arasu Shivaraj Arasu 2007
Milana Aakash 2007
Bindaas Shivu 2008
Vamshi Vamshi 2008
Raaj – The Showman Muthuraj 2009
Raam Raam 2009
Prithvi Prithvi Kumar 2010
Jackie Janakirama “Jackie” 2010
Hudugaru Prabhu 2011
Paramathma Paramathma 2011
Anna Bond Bond Ravi 2012
Yaare Koogadali Kumara 2012
Ninnindale Vicky Venkatesh 2014
Power Bharath Kumar 2014
Mythri Himself 2015
Rana Vikrama Vikram Kumar 2015
Chakravyuha Lohith 2016
Doddmane Hudga Surya 2016
Raajakumara Siddharth 2017
Anjani Putra Viraj 2017
Humble Politician Nograj Himself 2018
Natasaarvabhowma Gagan Dixit 2019
Padde Huli Himself 2019
Mayabazar 2016 Himself 2020
Yuvarathnaa Yuvaraj 2021
James TBA 2021
Dvitva TBA 2022


In The Times Of India, he passed away due to an inexplicable heart attack on the 29th of October 2021. Rajkumar was just finishing training in the gym when the actor collapsed due to exhaustion. After being taken to the hospital the actor was admitted to Vikram hospital in New Delhi. After a huge cardiac arrest, the actor was admitted to an ICU. The patient was 45 years old age at the moment when he passed away.

Social Media

Facebook @PuneethRajkumar (2.1M+ Followers)
Instagram @puneethrajkumar.official (2.1M+ Followers)
Twitter @PuneethRajkumar (402.6K+ Followers)
Wikipedia @Puneeth_Rajkumar
Email info@divo.in
Mobile Number Not Known
Youtube @PRK Audio (1.57M+ Subscribers)
Website Not Known

Net Worth, Income & Salary

In terms of the amount of net wealth of Puneeth Rajkumar His net worth is estimated at around Rs37 crores. His monthly earnings are about 50 lakhs. He owns a variety of luxury cars such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes, and more.

Net Worth $5 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees Rs 115 Crore INR
Monthly Income And Salary $170000 +
yearly Income $2 Million +
Last Updated 2022

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Chennai India
Children Daughters: Drithi and Vanditha
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 175 CM
Height In Meter 1.75 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Late Rajkumar
Mother: Parvathamma Rajkumar
Profession Actor Singe TV Producer
Siblings Brothers: Shiva Rajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar
Sisters: Lakshmi, Poornima
Spous Ashwini Revanth
Weight 70 Kg
155 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Pisces


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