Noted Kannada Film Director K V Raju Passes Away At 67 Of Heart Attack

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Updated: Friday, December 24, 2021, 19:25 [IST]

Kannada Film Director K V Raju

Noted
Kannada
film
director
KV
Raju
passed
away
after
prolonged
illness
at
his
residence
in
Bengaluru
on
Friday,
December
24,
people
closely
associated
with
him
said. “KV
Raju
breathed
his
last
at
his
Rajaji
Nagar
residence
this
morning.
He
was
67,”
Karnataka
Film
Chamber
of
Commerce
DR
Jairaj
told
PTI.
He
was
suffering
from
age
related
ailments
and
died
of
a
heart
attack,
Jairaj
added.
KV
Raju
leaves
behind
his
son
and
daughter,
other
sources
in
the
film
industry
said.

Jairaj
was
a
director
par
excellence
under
whose
tutelage
many
people
made
a
name
in
the
film
industry,
Jairaj
said.
He
made
his
debut
in
1982
with
the
Kannada
movie

Badada
Hoovu

as
an
assistant
director
to
his
brother
KV
Jayaram.
However,
he
made
a
mark
as
a
scriptwriter
and
director
with
the
movie

Olave
Baduku

in
1984.

The
ace
director
gave
many
hit
movies
such
as

Sangrama
,

Bandha
Mukta

and

Yuddhakanda
.

Jairaj
made
his
entry
in
the
Hindi
film
industry
by
directing
the
movie

Indrajeet

starring
Amitabh
Bachchan
and
Jaya
Prada
in
1991.

May
his
soul
rest
in
peace.