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Dr.Vishnuvardhan breathed his last on 30th December 2009 around 2.30 AM in Mysore. Dr.Vishnuvardhan complained of severe breathing problem around 2.00 AM at Kings Court Hotel where he was staying. He collapsed in the hotel room before the ambulance from Vikram hospital could arrive. He was pronounced dead due to a massive heart attack at Vikram Hospital in Mysore.
The body was initially brought to his residence in 4th block Jayanagar. Around 10.00 AM it was shifted to National College grounds for the people to pay their last respects. The final cremation was done in Abhimaan Studio located on Mysore Road. The actor was given a state funeral attended by his family members, film personalities political leaders and thousands of his fans. The Karnataka chief minister Mr.Yediyurappa announced that the state would allot 2 acres of land and 10 crores in rupees for constructing a memorial in memory of the departed actor.
May his soul rest in peace....