On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the demise of veteran Kannada actor M.H. Ambareesh. PM Modi praised the Kannada actor for the performances that he gave in his carrier and said that the actor will be remembered for his memorable performances and extensive contribution to politics.

As per the reports by the news sources, the 66-year-old Kannada actor M.H. Ambareesh died at a private hospital as he suffered from a heart attack on Saturday. The rebel actor who was ill from quite some time was a strong voice for Karnataka’s welfare, at the state and central level said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“Pained by his demise, condolences to his family and admirers”, the Prime Minister added while condoling the demise of the veteran actor

Ambareesh died at around 10.15 p.m. on Saturday at a private hospital in Bengaluru when he was brought to the Vikram hospital following breathing trouble. After he was admitted in the hospital he suffered from a massive cardiac arrest after few hours of which he died.

PM Modi mentioned about the actor in one of his twitter posts and said: “Shri Ambareesh will always be remembered for his memorable performances as an actor and extensive contribution to politics. He was a strong voice for Karnataka’s welfare, at the state and central level. Pained by his demise. Condolences to his family & admirers: PM @narendramodi”

The Kannada actor besides having a good carrier in movies had a strong background in politics too. He was the former cabinet minister from May 2013 to June 2016  at the time of the Congress government. At that time, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah sacked Mr Ambareesh along with 13 other ministers in a major reshuffle of his ministry.

The sandalwood ‘s industry superstar M.H. Ambareesh has a son Abhishek and multi-lingual actress Sumalatha as his widow in the family.