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The sudden demise of the famous sandalwood comedy actor Michael Madhu, due to heart attack has come as shocking news to the fans and film fraternity. 

Famous Kannada Comedy actor Michael Madhu passes away

The popular Kannada actor passed away in a private hospital in Bangalore on Wednesday (May 13) evening. He made his debut as a choreographer in Kannada cinema. As he was an avid fan of Michael Jackson, he personally added the name 'Michael' before his actual name 'Madhu'.

Post choreographing many films, he later debuted as an actor in Kannada movies. His debut in a comedy role with popular star Sivarajkumar's 'Om', received appreciations for his good performance and he continued acting as there were more opportunities coming on his way. His unique comedy and body language made him popular among his fans.

He has acted in several blockbusters, such as A, AK 47, Suryavamsa, Nilambari, Kazanura Kandu. Michael Madhu, now aged 51 has acted in over 300 films and is a familiar face in Kannada cinema.

His funeral took place on Thursday (May 14th). Michael Madhu is survived by his wife and two daughters. Only his close relatives reportedly attended the funeral because of the ongoing lockdown due to the corona threat. Many Kannada filmmakers are mourning his death and have shared their grievances on social media. Fans have also expressed their condolences. Karthik Gowda, one of the producers of KGF, posted on his Twitter handle, "Many of your comedy is still creating laughter among fans."

Entertainment sub editor

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