April 24, 2009 is very important day for the cricketing sector because it is the birthday of Sachin Tendulkar the little master of Indian cricket after Sunil Gavaskar. April 24 is unforgettable day for the people of Karnataka because it is the birthday of icon of Kannada cinema Dadasaheb Phalke award winner Dr.Rajakumar.
Dr.Rajakumar ‘Janumadhina’ is celebrated in the same zeal like how it was celebrated when he was alive. The Samadhi of Dr.Rajakumar was flower decked and the fans turned out in more than 5000 early in the morning. The family of Dr.Rajakumar visited the Kanteerava studios and paid respect to Rajanna around 11.30 am. Around this time the blood donation camp was held and Puneeth Rajakumar fans Association distributed ‘Panaka and Majjige’ to those who came.
Raghavendra Rajakumar his two sons, Puneeth Rajakumar donated the blood in the camp conducted. Staying for some time the family members pushed to other places of Dr.Rajakumar Janumadhina celebration. Shivarajakumar the first son of Dr.Rajakumar was not around as he was abroad shooting for his film ‘Cheluveya Ninne Nodalu’.
At Gold Finch Hotel the two younger brothers of Shivarajakumar took part in the ‘Hodimagaa’ audio release of Shivarajakumar film.
At BVK Iyengar Road Sri Lakshmi Venkateshwara Frame Works there was abuzz of activities. The 250 kilograms of chocolate cake Dr.Rajakumar idol the first of its kind in India was inaugurated in the morning. The small place of Kumar and Babu accommodated the photo collection show also. The 250 kilograms of cake made by Butter Sponge and the idol erected by Devaraj was a treat to watch. Due to heat of Bangalore the chocolate was melting a bit. For this idol of Rajanna in cake Rs.2.50 lakh is spent by the favorite of Dr.Rajakumar ‘Abhimani Devaragalu’.