Kannada actor Dhruv Sharma dies, celebrities express condolences

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New Delhi: 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 August 1. The 35-year-old actor 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 Times of India, Dhruv collapsed at his home on July 29. He was immediately rushed to a hospital. On Tuesday, he suffered a cardiac arrest followed by multiple organ failure, leading to his death. The Kannada actor is known for his films such as Snehanjali, Bangalore 560023, Ninandre Ishta Kano, Tippajji Circle and The Hit List.
Dhruv received his first breakthrough in 2006 with his performance in Snehanjali, which entered the Guinness Book of Records and the Limca Book of Records for featuring a speech and hearing-impaired person in the lead role. He also played for India in Deaf Cricket World Cup in 2005. However, Dhruv became a household name after his stunning performance in CCL.
The members of film fraternity and celebrities who had the opportunity to meet him during the CCL tournaments have expressed shock and condolences over the untimely death of Dhruv. He played for Katanataka team in CCL for all the six seasons.
His untimely death has shocked many of his contemporaries. Actors Harshika Poonacha, Sumalatha Ambareesh and fans took to Twitter to express their grief and pay condolences. Bollywood stars such as Ritiesh Deshmukh and Aftab Shivdasani mourned his loss.

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