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Episode 572

Mon, 2018-Nov-26 02:11 UTC
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With 198,707 views on Sunday, 25 November 2018 our article of the day is Ambareesh.

Malavalli Huchche Gowda Amarnath (29 May 1952 – 24 November 2018), known mononymously by his screen name Ambareesh, was an Indian film actor, media personality and politician from the Karnataka state. Following his debut in Puttanna Kanagal's National Award winning film Naagarahaavu (1972), his acting career commenced with a brief phase of portraying antagonistic and supporting characters in Kannada films. After establishing himself as a lead rebellion actor in a number of commercially successful films, he became synonymous with the term "rebel star". He also earned the nickname Mandayada Gandu (English: Man of Mandya) and continued to hold a matinee idol status in the popular culture of Karnataka.

He was an MLA with the Indian National Congress party, winning the assembly election of the Mandya constituency, by a margin of 42,937 votes. He served as Minister of Housing, Karnataka Government in the Cabinet of Cheif Minister Siddaramaiah from May 2013 to June 2016.

Besides winning many State Government awards and Filmfare Awards for his acting career, Ambareesh was honoured with the honorary doctorate from the Dharwad university in 2013 at their 63rd annual convocation ceremony.Ambareesh died on 24 November 2018 in Bangalore after suffering a heart attack.

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