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"Tiger" laid to rest


One of the most popular kannada star Tiger Prabhakar is no more. He died at 10:15 p.m. on 25th of March in the Mallya Hospital at Bangalore. He was suffering from jaundice and had been hospitalized since a month.

Prabhakar who started his career as a "stunt man" and villain slowly but steadily rose to the height of a popular hero. After his acting in the film "Tiger" he was always known as Tiger Prabhakar. He has worked in many Telugu films also as a villain. His natural acting in many of Chiranjeevi's films as villain earned him the name as "Kannada Prabhakar".

He has worked in more than 400 films. He was a good technician. Lately he had started production and music direction. His body language and the style of delivering the dialogues was his specialty. He was an easy going man.

He had been married thrice. After his marriage with the actress Jayamala, he was more successful. But after Jayamala deserting him he was very much upset. He was suffering from diabetes. When he developed diabetic gangrene, doctors advised him to get his one leg amputated he refused to do so. He became more and more ill and was admitted to Mallya Hospital a month back. Ultimately that was the end of his journey.

Most of the prominent film personalities visited the hospital as the news spread. Everyone paid him a tribute. The mortal body was cremated on 26th evening. Though he is no more amongst us, his style of acting and action will always haunt the cine lovers.

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