Mangaluru: Renowned Tulu cine director Raghu Shetty passes away at 42


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Apr 18: Renowned Tulu cinema director Raghu Shetty succumbed to heart attack on Saturday April 17 evening. He was 42.

Shetty, who had taken ill, was admitted into a private hospital in the city.

Shetty had been lavishly appreciated for the directorial skills he exhibited in Tulu movie, 'Arjun weds Amrita'.


Currently, he was directing certain Kannada movies but did not live long enough to see them hitting the silver screen.

Born in a Bunt family in Moodbidri on September 1, 1979, Raghu Shetty was raised in Hubballi where his father was a businessman. After his schooling there, he pursued education at Mahaveer College in Moodbidri. Passionate about movies from a young age, he developed his directoral skills in Bengaluru.

Shetty, one of the most best directors the Tulu filmdom has seen, had the ambition to direct more movies. In his untimely death, Coastalwood has lost a brilliant movie director, whose exit has left a huge void.

  

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  • Cynthia, Kirem

    Sun, Apr 18 2021

    Om shanthi ...condolences to grieving family members and friends...

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  • Sushmitha Sequeira, Bahrain

    Sun, Apr 18 2021

    MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE

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  • Harold Dcunha, Mangalore, India.

    Sun, Apr 18 2021

    Very sad to hear the demise of Raghu Shetty, renowned Tule movie Director, aged 42 years, Might be due to over stress. I really feel sorry, when we loose a talented person, who could have contributed a lot, to himself and to the society. Our heartfelt condolences to all the bereaved members of Raghu Shetty's family. May his soul rest in peace. RIP Raghu.

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  • Avinash, Ksd/Bluru

    Sun, Apr 18 2021

    Om Shanthi. Is it our lifestyle and food habit that causes hear attack in such young/middle age?

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  • ponkra, mangalore

    Sun, Apr 18 2021

    Rest in peace Dear Raghu..Aum Sadgathi

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  • Alwyn, Mangalore

    Sun, Apr 18 2021

    Oh... my God... So sad and unbelievable,,, May his soul rests in peace.... May almighty give strength and courage to his family members and dear ones to overcome this.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sun, Apr 18 2021

    Rest in Peace ...

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  • Hindustani, Manipal/Dubai

    Sun, Apr 18 2021

    AUM SHANTHI

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