Veteran Kannada actor and former Union Minister Amabarish dies of heart attack!A former Union Minister in UPA -II Government and also noted Kannada actor Amabarish died of heart attack last night at the age of 66. He was a three time MP from Mandya constituency and also served as a state Minister in Siddharamaiah Government. He acted in 200 films in Kannada and other Southern languages and a very close friend of popular actors Rajanikant, Mohanbabu and Vishnuvardhan. A man with gentle approach, popularly known to Kannadigas as a Rebel star resigned from the cabinet of Dr. Manmohan Singh on Cauvery water issue which acaused an embarrassment to the UPA at that time. He is survived by a son and wife, the popular actress Sumalatha.
May his soul rest in peace!