Veteran actor HG Somashekhar passes away

06:21 PM Nov 03, 2020 | Team Udayavani |
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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