Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth condoled the death of veteran Kannada actor M H Ambareesh on Saturday, calling him his "best friend".
"A wonderful human being ... my best friend ... I have lost you today and will miss you ... Rest In Peace #Ambrish," he said in the tweet.
Ambareesh passed away in Bengaluru, according to official sources and Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce. He was 66.
A wonderful human being ... my best friend ... I have lost you today and will miss you ... Rest In Peace #Ambrish— Rajinikanth (@rajinikanth) November 24, 2018
The former Union minister was rushed to a private hospital after he complained of breathing-related issue, sources said.
Ambareesh has acted in over 200 films and served as the Karnataka minister of housing in the Siddaramaiah-led cabinet. PTI