Vishnuvardhan, who anesthetized abroad in the aboriginal hours of December 30, 2009,was one of the best accomplished and beautiful actors to accept graced the Kannada blur industry. He suffered a massive affection advance and died while he was actuality taken to a clandestine hospital in Mysore. He was accepted for his affable attributes and the balmy relationships he had kept with his colleagues.
Vishnuvardhan was built-in Sampath Kumar, to HL Narayana Rao (an artisan and a scriptwriter) and Kamakshamma, on September 18, 1950.He debuted in films with Girish Karnad's 'Vamsavriksha' and afflicted his name to Vishnuvardhan. But it was Puttanna Kanagal's 'Naagarahaavu' (1973), in which he debuted as a hero, that fabricated him a star. 'Naagarahaavu' fetched him a Best Actor accolade as well. It took not too continued for the agog adolescent man to acquisition a abode for himself in Sandalwood.