Rebel Star Ambareesh's death has left the Sandalwood and his fan followers in a state of a shock. He was last of the stalwarts of Kannada film industry who breathed his last at 10.50 pm on Saturday, November 24.
After making his debut in Nagarahaavu in a small role, Ambarish, who was known as Rebel Star, acted in over 200 movies in Sandalwood. Some of his notable movies include Antha, Chakravyuha, Mannina Dhoni, Mandyada Gandu, Indrajith and Olavina Udugore among many others.
Ambi was known for his kind-hearted nature. He was considered a trouble shooter who had the knack of solving issues. His words were respected by the entire Kannada film industry and he was in the forefront on any issue related to the Cauvery water dispute. He has served as minister in several Congress-ruled governments.
Another unique nature of his character was his ability to make friends easily. As a result, the Rebel Star had well-wishers across the film industry and political circles.
It becomes evident upon looking at the condolence messages pouring in from celebrities across India. From Rajinikanth to Suhasini Manirathnam have condolened the death of Ambi. Below, find select-few tweets mourning the passing away of the Rebel Star.
Rajinikanth: A wonderful human being ... my best friend ... I have lost you today and will miss you ... Rest In Peace #Ambrish
Suhasini Manirathnam: We lose a gem, a legend, a great heart and a very dear friend.
Radikaa Sarathkumar: #Ambareesh what a wonderful human being, , such a wonderful person. Will miss you terribly. My heart goes out to Suma and family. So heartbreaking. May he rest in peace.
Khushbu Sundar..: Completely shell shocked..not able to come to terms..mind says it has to be untrue.. sudden demise of our great friend #Ambreeshji has left us shattered and heartbroken.. our thoughts are with his wife #Suma mam n his son #Abhi n the entire family..#RIP #Ambareesh Sir.
ಅಮರ.... ನೀವೆಂದೆಂದೂ ನಮಗೆ ಅಮರ..... ನಿಮ್ಮೊಂದಿಗಿನ ಒಡನಾಟ ಅಮರ... ನಿಮ್ಮೊಂದಿಗೆ ಕಳೆದ ದಿನಗಳು ಅಮರ....ನೆನಪುಗಳು ಅಮರ...ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗಕ್ಕೆ ನೀವು ನಿಮ್ಮ ನೇರ ನಡೆ ನುಡಿಗಳು ಎಂದೆಂದೂ ಅಮರ...???????? pic.twitter.com/C88IvDWan3— Upendra (@nimmaupendra) November 24, 2018
ಅಂಬಿ ಅಪ್ಪಾಜಿಯನ್ನು ಕಳೆದುಕೊಂಡಿರುವದನ್ನು ಅರಗಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲಾಗುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲ.ಸ್ವೀಡನ್ ಅಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆಯುತ್ತಿದ್ದ ಯಜಮಾನ ಶೂಟಿಂಗ್ ರದ್ದುಗೊಳಿಸಿ ಇಡೀ ತಂಡ ಆದಷ್ಟೂ ಬೇಗ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿಗೆ ವಾಪಸಾಗುತ್ತಿದ್ದೇವೆ.— Darshan Thoogudeepa (@dasadarshan) November 24, 2018
ತುಂಬ ದುಃಖವಾಯಿತು..ಕಳೆದ ಗುರುವಾರ ಕರೆಮಾಡಿದೆ ದೂರವಾಣಿ ಕನೆಕ್ಟ್ ಆಗಲಿಲ್ಲಾ!ದೊಡ್ಡಣ್ಣನಿಗೆ ನಂ ಸರಿಯೇ ಎಂದು ಕೇಳಿದೆ!ಅದೆ ನಂ..ಮಲಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ ಘಂಟೆ ಬಿಟ್ಟುಮಾಡು ಎಂದರು..ನಾನು 8mm ಬಿಡುಗಡೆಗೆ bussyಆಗಿಬಿಟ್ಟೆ..ಇಂದು ತಿರುನಲ್ಲಾರ್ ಗೆ ದೇವರಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂದೆ..ಅಂಬಿ ಸಾರ್ ದೇವರ ಬಳಿಯೇ ಹೋಗಿಬಿಟ್ಟರು..— ನವರಸನಾಯಕ ಜಗ್ಗೇಶ್ (@Jaggesh2) November 24, 2018
ರಾಯರಲ್ಲಿ ಲೀನವಾದರು..ಓಂಶಾಂತಿ pic.twitter.com/aSCcVZUaQo