The most anticipated book about Dr Rajkumar, “The Person Behind The Personality” authored by his son Puneeth Rajkumar is all set to release on June 2 at the Taj Vivanta in Bangalore. The third annual Dr Rajkumar Souharda Awards will also be given away at the same function.
Earlier the book release function was scheduled during the birth anniversary of Dr Rajkumar on April 24 and Puneeth wanted the book to be released by his mother Smt Parvathamma Rajkumar and Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari D Veerendra Hegde. However, the book release was postponed due to various reasons and now the release has been scheduled on June 2 at 10.30 AM.
Meanwhile, veteran singer PB Srinivas who was known as the voice of Dr Rajkumar has been selected along with Ranganayaki and Chi Datturaj for this year's prestigious Dr Rajkumar Souharda Prashasthi. The award includes a cash prize of 1 lakh along with a memento.
The awards will be given away by Dr Rajkumar's sons Shivarajkumar, Raghavenda Rajkumar and Puneeth Rajkumar along with their mother Parvathamma Rajkumar on Saturday.