Kannada films and television actor Goa Datthu, son in law of AS Murthy of Kalamandira and Abhinaya Taranga passed away early on Thursday due to cardiac arrest.
The 67 years theatre actor and activist, TV and cinema actor Goa Datthu father of noted playback singer of Kannada cinema and light music MD Pallavi was living in Goa for some time. He leaves behind his wife Gauri and another daughter Sushma.
Goa Datthu was suffering pneumonia for a brief time. He has acted in over 100 television serials and in films like 'Sasmkaravantha', 'Koormavathara' he was seen in short and sweet roles.
The cremation of Goa Datthu was held at Banashankeri crematorium on Thursday evening.