C H Lokanath," the popular Kannada actor passed away today, due to cardiac arrest. He had been fine till yesterday, said his son Ashwin. Lokanath is survived with four daughters and a son, Ashwin. Lokanath’s mortal remains are kept at Ravindra Kalkshetra from 12:30 to 2:30 for the public to pay their final respect to the legendary actor, who played in more than thousand stage plays and 650 films. The 90-year-old actor made his debut in Samskaara, the National Award-winning film.
As a stage play and cinema actor, he had a great experience in the acting field for 60 years. Lokanath had shared the screen space with Dr Rajkumar, “
Kamal Haasan, and
Anant Nag. His movies that impressed the people are “Nagarahaavu,” with Vishnuvardhan,
Pushpaka Vimana with Kamal, Nodi Swami Navidru Heege with
Shankar Nag, Katha Sangama with “
Rajinikanth” and “B Saroja Devi,” Bangaarada Manushya with Dr Rajkumar and Kittu Puttu with Vishnuvardhan. May his soul rest in peace! Our heartfelt condolences to his family!