Mangaluru, Aug 10: Coronavirus has claimed the life of a senior artist in coastal Karnataka.
Shekhar Bhandary, aka Karkala Shekhar Bhandary, a local film actor, limericks writer, humourist was under treatment at a private hospital in Mangaluru. He lost his battle for life on Monday, August 10.
Born to Babu Bhandary and Abhaya Bhandary couple from Bettada Mane in Karkala, he had started his acting career from theatre during his college days.
After completing his education he had joined Vijaya Bank. He had retired after working in Vijaya Bank’s Yeshwantpura branch in Bengaluru.