On Tuesday, December 4 at 8.55 am, noted Kannada filmmaker, AR Babu passed away at a private hospital in Bengaluru. He was reportedly suffering from a kidney-related ailment. He was 56.
As per the TV reports, he suffered a heart attack and breathed his last on Tuesday. AR Babu was undergoing dialysis every six month for the last six years. He was taken to the Apollo Hospital on Monday evening after he complained of severe stomach pain.
Some of the popular movies that he directed were Hello Yama, Sapno Ki Rani, Coolie Raja, Khalanayaka, Marujanma, Yardu Duddu Yellamana Jatre and Chamkaiysi Chindu Udaisi.
He had introduced any talents to Kannada film industry and director Prem was a former protégé of AR Babu. It may be recalled that the director had slammed Prem over his comment on senior filmmakers in Sandalwood. Ar Bapuji Nagar later in the day, the final rites will be performed as per the Muslim rituals. Reported by the ipt.