Veteran Kannada actor Lokanth took last breath today after suffering a cardiac arrest at his residence in Bengaluru at the age of 90.The mortal remains of the actor will be placed at Ravindra Kalakshetra in Bengaluru till Monday 12.30 pm for fans to pay their final tributes.
As per reports, Loknath was reportedly suffering from age-related ailments and was being treated for the same for a long time. His son, Ashwin, said that his father was fine till Sunday night but things went bad suddenly on Monday morning.
Besides acting in mainstream Kannada cinema, the veteran actor has acted in more than 1000 Kannada plays . The actor is popular for his roles in superhit Kannada films like Nagarahaavu, Pushpaka Vimana, Nodi Swami Navidru Heege, Katha Sangama, Bangaarada Manushya and Kittu Puttu. His performance in the nation-wide popular 90’s TV show Malgudi Days which was directed by another veteran Shankar Nag is also appreciated by the audience. His superhit movies like 'Nagarahaavu', 'Pushpaka Vimana', and 'Bangaarada Manushya'.
The Kannada film industry is mourning the loss of the actor and condolence messages have been pouring in from all over.