: ಪುನೀತ್ ರಾಜ್ ಕುಮಾರ್) is an Indian film actor
who acts in Kannada films
and the youngest son of Kannada
superstar Dr Rajkumar
and the younger brother of leading KFI
star Shivaraj Kumar
. As a child artist, he appeared in 12 films. He won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist
for the film Bettada Hoovu
After having appeared in films as a child actor in the 1980s, Puneet rajkumar made his film debut in a leading role in Appu
. The film was a huge hit. He has been noted for his performances in films like Aakash
(2009) and Jackie
(2010) which are his biggest commercial successes so far.
In 2007, he got a Filmfare award for his performance in Arasu
and in 2008 he received a Karnataka State Best Actor Award
for his performance in Milana
Currently he is the highest paid actor in the Kannada
Film Industry. He has the most commercially successful movie hit rate, and has had 15 movies in a row to have stayed in theatres for at least 100 days.
Puneet Rajkumar was born as Lohith to Kannada Film Industry thespian Dr Rajkumar
and producer Parvathamma Rajkumar. He is their fifth and youngest child.
He started his film career when he was six months old (Premada Kanike
).He appeared as a son for his real father in many movies. He left school at... Read More