FilmMahadevappa was 88 years old and had acted in over 380 films. Tnm StaffVeteran Sandalwood actor Shani Mahadeveppa passed away on Sunday night at K C General Hospital in Bengaluru. The 88-year-old had reportedly been suffering from age-related ailments for a while and was recently diagnosed with Covid-19. According to reports, the actor tested positive for the virus a week ago and had been hospitalised since then. He is survived by his wife, daughter and son. Speaking to a leading daily, Mahadevappa's son Gurukumar said, “As my father developed breathing complications, we decided to admit him at Kc General Hospital where he was receiving treatment at the ICU. Though initial tests were negative for the coronavirus, he was later tested positive and was receiving treatment for the same, to which he failed to respond.” The octogenarian acted in over 380 films, as a character artist and as a villain, throughout his acting career,...
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