Puneeth Rajkumar Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | August 18, 2022

Puneeth Rajkumar was an Indian actor, playback singer, television presenter and producer who is known for working in Kannada cinema. He was born on 17th March 1975 in Chennai, India to Dr. Rajkumar and Parvathamma. His father was a matinee idol, actor and singer and his mother was an Indian film producer and distributor. He had two elder brothers, Shiva and Raghavendra, and two elder sisters, Lakshmi and Poornima.

He started his acting career as a child artist in 1976 with Premada Kanike. He appeared in several other films as a child artist, such as Sanaadi Appanna, Thayige Thakka Maga, Vasantha Geetha, Bhoomige Banda Bhagavantha, Bhagyavantha, Parashuram etc. His acting was praised as a child artist, and he even won two Karnataka State Film Awards for Best Child Actor (Male) and a National Film Award. He gained popularity with his acting.

In 1994, Puneeth started working as a manager in his family’s production house.

In 2002, Puneeth made his film debut in a lead role in the film Appu.

  In 2003, he was seen in the film, Abhi.

In 2004, he appeared in two films, Veera Kannadiga, and Maurya.

Aakash and Namma Basava was his two released films in 2005.

In 2006, he was seen in the film, Ajay.

In 2007, he appeared in two films, Arasu and Milana. His acting was praised and he won the Best Actor Filmfare Award for Arasu and Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor for Milana.

In 2008, he was seen in two films, Bindaas and Vamshi. 

In 2009, he was praised for his acting in Raaj – The Showman. He was also seen in the film Raam that year.

In 2010, he had two releases.

In 2011, he also had two releases, Hudugaru and Paramathma. His performance in Hudaguru was praised and he won Filmfare and SIIMA Best Actor Awards.

In the following years, he appeared in several films, such as Anna Bond (2012), Power*** (2014), Mythri (2015), Chakravyuha (2016), Raajakumara (2017), Humble politician Nograj (2018), Padde Huli (2019), Mayabazar 2016 (2020), Yuvarathnaa (2021) and James (2022) etc.

He has two upcoming films, Luck Man and Gandhada Gudi.

He lends his voice in four films.

He made his television debut in 2012 as a host of the TV reality shows Kannadada Kotyadhiati. He also appeared in several reality shows as a judge and as a host in his career.

On 20th July 2017, Puneeth founded PRK Productions with his wife. Under its banner, he produced several films, such as Kavaludaari, Law, French biriyani, Family Pack, Man of the Match etc. He was also the owner of the music label PRK Audio. 

He owns Premier Futsal team Bengaluru Royals.

He sings several songs for several films.

He was a brand ambassador and brand endorser for several brands.

Puneeth married Kannada film producer Ashwini Revanath on 1st December 1999. Together they have two daughters, Drithi and Vanditha.

Puneeth died on 29th October 2021 due to cardiac arrest. He was buried at Sree Kanteerava Studios, Bangalore.

NameLohith Rajkumar
Nick NameAppu 
ProfessionActor, Singer, Film Producer
Date of Birth17 March 1975 (Monday)
Age46 Years (at the time of death)
Date of Death29 October 2021
Place of DeathHe died on his way to Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru.
Birth PlaceChennai, India
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, India
SchoolNot Known
CollageNot Known
DebutKannada Film: Premada Kanike (1976) (as child artsit)
TV: Kannadada Kotyadhipati (2012)
Singing: ‘Taliban Alla Alla’ from the Kannada film ‘Appu’ (2002)
Production: Kavaludaari (2019) (Kannada film)
Last Film Yuvarathnaa (2021)
ReligionNot Known
Zodiac SignPisces

Puneeth Rajkumar Career

  • He started his acting career as a child artist in 1976 with Premada Kanike. He appeared in several other films as a child artist, such as Sanaadi Appanna, Thayige Thakka Maga, Vasantha Geetha, Bhoomige Banda Bhagavantha, Bhagyavantha, Parashuram etc. 
  • In 1994, Puneeth started working as a manager in his family’s production house.
  • In 2002, Puneeth made his film debut in a lead role in the film Appu.
  • In 2003, he was seen in the film, Abhi.
  • In 2004, he appeared in two films, Veera Kannadiga, and Maurya.
  • Aakash and Namma Basava was his two released films in 2005.
  • In 2006, he was seen in the film, Ajay.
  • In 2007, he appeared in two films, Arasu and Milana.
  • In 2008, he was seen in two films, Bindaas and Vamshi. 
  • In 2009, he was praised for his acting in Raaj – The Showman. He was also seen in the film Raam that year.
  • In 2010, he had two releases.
  • In 2011, he also had two releases, Hudugaru and Paramathma. 
  • In the following years, he appeared in several films, such as Anna Bond (2012), Power*** (2014), Mythri (2015), Chakravyuha (2016), Raajakumara (2017), Humble politician Nograj (2018), Padde Huli (2019), Mayabazar 2016 (2020), Yuvarathnaa (2021) and James (2022) etc.
  • He lends his voice in four films.
  • He made his television debut in 2012 as a host of the TV reality shows Kannadada Kotyadhiati. He also appeared in several reality shows as a judge and as a host in his career.
  • On 20th July 2017, Puneeth founded PRK Productions with his wife. Under its banner, he produced several films, such as Kavaludaari, Law, French biriyani, Family Pack, Man of the Match etc. He was also the owner of the music label PRK Audio. 

Puneeth Rajkumar Family 

Father Name Late Rajkumar (Actor)
Mother Name Late Parvathamma Rajkumar (Film producer and distributor)
Brother Shiva Rajkumar (Actor & Singer), Raghavendra Rajkumar (Film Producer & Actor)
Sister Lakshmi, Poornima
Wife Ashwini Revanth (Kannada film producer)

Puneeth Rajkumar Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Not Known
Wife/ Spouse Ashwini Revanth (Kannada film producer)
Marriage date 1 December 1999
Marriage Place Not Known
ChildrenDaughters– Drithi (elder) and Vanditha (younger)

Puneeth Rajkumar Wife Ashwini Revanth | India Today

Puneeth Rajkumar Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Puneeth Rajkumar Favourite 

Favourite  Actor Rajinikanth
Favourite  Actress Sridevi
Favourite  CuisineSouth Indian Food
Favourite  Color White
Favourite  Sport Cricket
Favourite  Destination Paris

Puneeth Rajkumar Education 

School Not Known
Collage Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known

Puneeth Rajkumar’s Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Puneeth Rajkumar

  • He was called “Power Star” and “Powerstar of Sandalwood” by his fans.
  • He was often called by the name Appu.
  • Puneeth Rajkumar was born in a family belonging to the Kannada film industry. His father was a legendary actor, and his mother was an Indian film producer and distributor.
  • He donated his eyes, and it has given eyesight to four different people.
  • He was also the brand ambassador for Karnataka Milk Federation’s Nandini Milk products, LED Bulb Project, 7 Up (PepsiCo), F-Square, Dixcy Scott, Malabar Gold, and Manappuram.

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