Once a darling of box office and admired for his looks and lively presence Dilip actor of Kannada and Tamil films died in Mysore today on account of Kidney failure. He has acted in more than 70 Tamil films and 15 Kannada films. He was 56 years and left behind wife Hema and two children. He moved to from Kannada to Tamil films after Kokila Mohan went and was a close aide of Tamil super star Rajanikanth.
Actor Dilip for self made mistakes in life investing on factory and losing heavily could not come up financially. He lived in Sharadha Nagara in MIG house in Mysore. He died in Vikram Hospital in Mysore.
Dilip was recognized for films of director cum producer Dwarakish Shruthi, Indina Ramayana, Thavarina Tottilu and others. He came to Mysore in 2004 from Chennai. At one time he was having offers in excess. But the self imposed issues troubled him.
He started a factory and lost heavily from it. Then started a film and during that time he developed health problem of BP and Sugar. After Dilip going to Tamil films actors from Kannada Murali, Prakash Rai and Arjun Sarja came to Tamil.