This year Dr Rajakumar birth anniversary event was very huge and lavish compared to previous years. The Akila Karnataka Dr Rajakumar fans association, Dr Rajakumar family function, Karnataka Government event in the evening, Dr Rajakumar film festival, documentary screening; book releases on the icon were part of the 84th birth anniversary of 'Annavru'.
We bring the highlights of the activities from morning till evening in Bengaluru.
Karnataka chief minister, DV Sadananda Gowda present at the morning function at Dr Rajakumar Memorial and in the evening he attended the government program on 84th birth anniversary of icon of Kannada cinema with his cabinet colleagues.
Dr Rajakumar memorial would be ready completely for the next year. The fans would be made good arrangements once the Dr Rajakumar memorial is ready said Karnataka chief Minister.
DVS honored seven personalities on this occasion. He released the book 'Annavra Adarsha Namage Prashastha' written by Ra Praveen.
Shivarajakumar at this function near Dr Rajakumar Memorial warned the people are trying to bring in dubbing to Kannada. I promise on my father that I would fight against it. it is the policy of our culture envisaged by my father. I would fight till my life he pointed.
Seven persons were honored with Rs.25000 each on behalf of Akila Karnataka Dr Rajakumar Abhimanigala Sangha.
We have donated our body after death. Our father donated eyes. We should follow it Raghavendra Rajakumar stated.
Nearly 30000 fans who gathered at Dr Rajakumar Memorial were given good food and water to drink. Police had hectic time.
Karnataka chief minister Sadananda Gowda, home minister R Ashok, Somanna, MLA Nela Narendra Babu, Prof Baraguru Ramachandrappa, Dr Rajakumar family, Dr Jayanthi, Shruthi and technicians were present at Raj Memorial.
Rotary Club, BGS Hospitla, Rashtotana Raktha Nidhi held blood camps. The eye camp and general health check up was held.
Dr Rajakumar three faces in 3 directions - a statue was unveiled at Malleswaram in Bengaluru.
Jnanapith award winner Dr UR Ananthamurthy in his speech at the government function on the occasion of 84th birth anniversary stated that the dialogues of Dr Rajakumar films has the bright possibility of becoming a text book topic.