Naresh Kanodia has made hundreds of films in Gujarati.
Naresh Kanodia has been undergoing treatment at the UN Mehta Institute in Ahmedabad for the past few days after contracting corona.
- Latest version:October 27, 2020, 12:26 pm IST
Actor Naresh Kanodia is known as Amitabh Bachchan of Gujarati Film Industries. He has made hundreds of films in Gujarati. His son Hitu Kanodia is a Gujarati film actor and brother Mahesh Kanodia was also a member of the BJP Rajya Sabha. Prime Minister Modi tweeted condolences over the death of Naresh Kanodia.
The death of Mahesh Kanodia Zia is extremely sad. He is a versatile talented singer who was well received by the public. Even as a politician he was dedicated to the empowerment of the poor and backward. I have spoken to Hitu Kanodia and expressed my condolences to his family.
– Narendra Modi (NarendraModi) 2520 October
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani tweeted and paid tribute to him. “I am deeply saddened by the death of Gujarati film superstar and BJP leader Naresh Bhai Kanodia,” he wrote. His invaluable contribution in social and artistic fields will inspire the new generation.
Movies superstar and water planet pioneer Nareshwali Kanodiana Durkhad contributed Shakgagna am. pic.twitter.com/7lAiDtPYHx
– Vijay Rupani (VijayRupaniBJP) October 27, 2020
Naresh Kanodia’s elder brother Mahesh Kanodia was the music and lyricist in the Gujarati film. Mahesh Kanodia also died two days ago at the age of 63. Two days later, King Kanodia also died during Corona’s treatment. People in Gujarat Film Industries say that the two brothers lived together all their lives and now death could not separate them.