Prakash Raj donates free ambulance to poor in memory of Puneeth Rajkumar

 

by IANS | Sun, Aug 07, 2022, 12:06 PM

Chennai, Aug  (IANS) Actor Prakash Raj on Saturday announced that his Prakash Raj Foundation has donated a free ambulance for the poor in memory of late Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar.

Taking to Twitter, Prakash Raj, who originally comes from the Kannada film industry but is an integral part of several other industries such as Tamil and Telugu, said: "Appu Xpress -- Donated a free ambulance for the needy in memory of our dear Puneeth Rajkumar .. a Prakash Raj Foundation initiative. The joy of giving back to life."

Actor Puneeth Rajkumar was fondly referred to by family, friends and fans as Appu.

Prakash Raj's donation comes close on the heels of the Karnataka government announcing that it would be honouring the late actor with the prestigious 'Karnataka Ratna' award on November 1.

Puneet Rajkumar will be the tenth recipient of the award, which happens to be the state's highest civilian honour. The award is to be conferred on the late actor on the day of the Kannada Rajyotsava.

Latest Cinema Updates
Shraddha Arya: Wonderful that Shakti and I keep our personal, professional bond separate Wed, Dec 07, 2022, 09:40 PM
Vicky grooves to 'Kya Baat Hai', says Katrina begs him not to put up such videos Wed, Dec 07, 2022, 09:26 PM
Nargis Fakhri calls Guru Randhawa 'grounded, creative and an intelligent man' Wed, Dec 07, 2022, 09:25 PM
NTR Jr lends his voice to title glimpse of Sai Dharam Tej's 15th movie 'Virupaksha' Wed, Dec 07, 2022, 09:24 PM
'Bigg Boss 16': Ankit Gupta's 'satta' at risk, Abdu Rozik loses his cool Wed, Dec 07, 2022, 09:23 PM
Paras Arora to play lead role in family drama 'Dil Diyaan Gallaan' Wed, Dec 07, 2022, 09:22 PM
Monalisa read 30 novels to play an erotic poetess in 'Hasratein' Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 08:05 PM
Saiyami's love for poetry came in handy for 'Faadu' Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 07:57 PM
Robert Downey Jr. reacts to Quentin Tarantino's Marvel criticism Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 07:54 PM
Amitabh Bachchan dons school dress for 'KBC Juniors' sepcial episode Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 07:52 PM
Malaika Arora has a fear of mouthing dialogues Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 07:51 PM
Anushka Sharma: 'Did 'Ghodey Pe Sawaar' for the fun of it' Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 07:48 PM
Britney Spears 'did it again', has deactivated her Instagram Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 07:47 PM
Author Jay Shetty to come to India as part of his 'Jay Shetty: Love Rules' World Tour Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 07:46 PM
'Bigg Boss 16': Archana shares Ankit reminds her of Christian Grey from 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 07:45 PM
'Aarya 3' begins prep, Sikandar Kher can't wait to bring 'Daulat' back on screens Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 07:45 PM
Robert Pattinson 'Mickey 17' by Bong Joon Ho to release in 2024 Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 07:44 PM
Reena Kapoor says her 'Aashao Ka Savera' character stands up for empowering women Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 07:43 PM
'Pathaan' director: Wanted to make SRK symbol of alpha and machismo Tue, Dec 06, 2022, 07:42 PM
Bigg Boss 16: Shiv Thakare breaks down in tears Mon, Dec 05, 2022, 12:40 PM