Leading Kannada Superstar Puneeth Rajkumar passed away this afternoon (October 29) and his demise has taken one and all by a deep shock. It is indeed a huge loss for Indian cinema as Puneeth is one of the most successful actors in Kannada cinema. Puneeth has delivered several blockbuster hit films and he also enjoys a huge fan base. Puneeth suffered a heart attack this morning after which he was rushed to Vikram Hospital, Bangalore. Around 2.30 PM in the afternoon, he was declared dead and his death has broken the hearts of his across the world. Leading film personalities across the country have taken to their respective social media pages to share their heartfelt condolence messages on the death of Puneeth Rajkumar.

Dhanush - Puneet my friend This is so heartbreaking. Rest in peace my friend. Hope you are in a better place. My heartfelt condolences to his family , friends and fans.

Chiranjeevi Konidela - Shocking , devastating & heartbreaking! #PuneethRajkumar gone too soon. Rest in Peace! My deepest sympathies and tearful condolences to the family. A huge loss to the Kannada / Indian film fraternity as a whole.Strength to all to cope with this tragic loss!

Sivakarthikeyan -Left us too soon..shocked and saddened…Will always remember your kind heart and Cherish your generous appreciations #PuneethRajkumar sir rest in peace sir

Mammootty - Shocking and Heart breaking to know that Puneeth is no more. It is a huge loss for the film fraternity. My deepest condolences to Puneeth's family and loved ones. RIP #PuneethRajkumar

Prithviraj Sukumaran - This hurts so much! Rest in peace superstar! May the family, friends and the millions of fans have the strength to tide through this sorrow! #PuneethRajkumar

Abhishek Bachchan - Heartbreaking news! Gone too soon. #PuneethRajkumar My condolences to his family and his fans. You will be missed.

Ram Charan - Unable to digest…. My dear #PuneetRajkumar Garu was one of the warmest & most genuine person I have met . My deepest condolences to his family & fans.. ! We will miss you a lot dear brother!!

Dulquer Salmaan - One of the kindest and warmest Actors/gentlemen. Praying to the almighty to give Puneeth Sirs family, friends and his ocean of fans the strength to cope with this irreplaceable loss. #RIP #PuneethRajKumar #Gentleman #actor #loss #cannotunderstand #soyoung

Keerthy Suresh - Unbelievable. Absolutely shook. Gone too soon. My heart goes out to his family and friends. #RIPPuneethRajkumar

Trisha - I refuse to process this...

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar - #shocked this just goes to prove how fragile life is..we can’t take anyone or anything for granted..Live everyday as if it was ur last..!! #GoneTooSoon prayers and strength to his family.. may you rest in peace.. you were an angel on earth I’m sure u will be one in heaven..!!

Gautham Karthik - So hard to believe that #PuneethRajkumar sir is no more! Loosing such a talented actor is a hard hit for Indian Cinema. My heartfelt condolences to his family. May he R.I.P.