Parvathamma, the wife of late kannada actor Rajkumar passes away at 4.40 am this morning at the age of 78. Parvathamma was wife of late idol actor Rajkumar who is no less than God to millions. Parvathamma who was a Kannada film producer breathed her last on 31 May, 2017 at the MS Ramaiah hospital in Bengaluru.(Also Read: Veteran Actress and Bollywood’s Iconic Mother Reema Lagoo Passes Away At 59!)
Parvathamma was hospitalized on 14 May 2017 as she had difficulty in breathing and was battling renal problems as well. The condition kept deteriorating and was shifted to ICU. Last night her blood pressure was dropped and she developed a fever, following which she had a major cardiac arrest at 4.40 am. Like her husband, Parvathamma too donated both of her eyes.
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The body of Parvathamma is taken to her son Raghavendra’s residence and people can pay their last respects at the Poorna Pragna grounds. It is reported that her body will be laid to rest next to her late husband Rajkumar. The funeral will be held at the Sree Kanteerava Studio next to the Rajkumar memorial.
As a mark of respect, film shooting and exhibition are called off for a day. Even school in Sadashivnagar area may declare off today.
Parvathamma married Rajkumar at the age of 13 in 1953. The couple had three sons – Shiva, Raghavendra and Puneeth. She produced over 80 films during her career. Rajkuamr died in the year 2006. It was Parvathamma who established a family run film production called Vajreshwari Combines or Poornima enterprises. Her production house launched all the three sons in the films that she produced.