Bengaluru, Apr 18 (UNI) Karnataka Yakshagana Academy president M A Hegde died here on Sunday.
He was 73.
After complaining of breathing problem, he was immediately taken to the hospital but he did not respond to the treatment.
He had written and performed in more than 15 Yakshagana Prasangas.
Forest Minister Arvind Limbavali condoled the death of Prof Hedge. He expressed that the State had lost one of the greatest artists and loss to the cultural field in the State.