Bengaluru: Uddapanda Poonacha, father of sandalwood actress Harshika Poonacha passed away after a brief period of illness. His final rites will be held on Tuesday at their native estate in Kodagu.
He was 68-years-old and he died at his residence in Bengaluru. His body will be taken to Ammetttol, his native village, on Monday evening.
It is said that he was recuperating from a gastrointestinal surgery that he had undergone recently. Sandalwood artists expressed their shock over the news. Senior artists rushed to pay their homage.
Recently, Harshika Poonacha had shared a few pictures with her father from their holiday in Dubai. The actress captioned one of the pictures as, "Cherish your moments Life is unpredictable."
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