The inauguration ceremony was witness to performances by traditional dancers along with Karnataka's state flag flying high on the occasion. Fans of the Power Star's were quick to respond with love and affection for him, as well as admiration for the late Dr Rajkumar.
Meanwhile, Puneeth's film "Yuvarathnaa", whose release has eagerly been awaited, has been generating a lot of buzz among Kannada movie lovers. They are eagerly waiting for the released of the film in which Puneeth plays the role of a college student.
The film, apart from marking the collaboration between Puneeth and director Santhosh Ananddram after a long time, also marks the debut of actress Sayyeshaa in Sandalwood.