Kannada actor Dhruv Sharma, who was also a member of cricket team Karnataka Bulldozers led by Kichcha Sudeep at the Celebrity Cricket League, died on Tuesday. He was speech and hearing impaired but never let it come in the way of his life or career. He is survived by his parents, wife and two daughters.
According to reports, Dhruv collapsed at his home on Saturday. He was immediately rushed to a hospital. On Tuesday, he suffered a cardiac arrest followed by multiple organ failures, leading to his death.
He is known for his films such as Snehanjali, Bangalore 560023, Ninandre Ishta Kano, Tippajji Circle and The Hit List. Members of the CCL team including Sudeep rushed to the hospital to pay their last respects.
Despite being speech and hearing impaired, Dhruv went on to chart out an acting career for himself and was successful as well. On the cricket field too, he won laurels and was known for his aggressive batting style. His last rites will be held as per Veerashaiva tradition at Kubrahalli in Bangalore at 4 pm on Tuesday.