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Veteran actor HG Somashekhar passes away


Team Udayavani, Nov 3, 2020, 6:21 PM IST

Bengaluru: HG Somashekhar, a veteran of the Kannada television and movie industry, passed away on the afternoon of November 3.

86-year-old Somashekhar was suffering from age-related illness.

Somashekhar, a bank officer, was interested in literature, theatre, film and television. He made his entry into cinema through the TS Ranga-directed movie ‘Savitri.’

He acted in ‘Mithileya Siteyaru,’ ‘Harakeya Kuri’ and many other movies.

He was awarded the Best Supporting Actor Award by the State Government in 1992-93 for his performance in ‘Harakeya Kuri.’

After retiring from his bank job Somashekhar fully involved himself in theatre.

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