When the Kannada cinema artists association is keeping quiet on the long low key life of yesteryears actor Rajendra Krishna the media attention and Kannada Film Producers rising up to the occasion has given some hopes.
The life of Rajendra Krishna at 90 years is in very bad stage. He has no roof. He lives on a pavement that is close to public toilet.
Rajendra Krishna was hero in Dr B Saroja Devi first film 'Sri Rama Pooja' in 1955, he has acted in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Dr Jayalalithaa's mother Sandhya film, Rajendra Krishna was in 14 films of Dr Rajakumar in his 35 films so far.
It was Shivarajakumar son of Dr Rajakumar came first to donate Rs.50000 when Rajendra Krishna was honored by Varadappa Awards committee recently.
The filthy place and disgusting life of Rajendra Krishna was given prominence in newspaper columns and a program of half an hour by Udaya TV of prestigious Sun Network opened up the eyes of a few prominent personalities.
Senior journalist Ganesh Kasargod known for his columns on disgusting situations of such actors in the past noticed Rajendra Krishna and it was the beginning of some shine in the life of 90 years actor.
Kannada Producers Association President Munirathan Naidu also a councilor and secretary of the association Soorappa Babu came forward to give a permanent support for the rest of life of Rajendra Krishna.
A house under 'Kraya' system prevailing in Karnataka for the aged actor and financial support was assured on Thursday evening. All the associations would be informed on this fate of an actor. April 15 is the deadline for anyone to support for the good of Rajendra Krishna.
Rajendra Krishna living in Seshadripuram next to Ken School of Arts and Seshadripuram Post office was a Pilwan, his ancestors were in the court of Tippu Sultan, he had taken part in the Quit India Movement.