Muthappa Rai

Muthappa Rai, the founder of the Jaya Karnataka Organization, is worried about her health. It is learned that he was breathing through a ventilator at a private hospital in Bangalore. The news of the death of former underworld donor and real estate tycoon Muttappa Rai has been announced. At Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.


Jaya Karnataka party chief and former don Muthappa Rai recently spoke about his deteriorating health due to brain cancer. The 68-year-old social activist also revealed that he has prepared a legal will pertaining to his property and chose to retire from public life as he is now living in his farmhouse in Bidadi

Muthappa Rai’s health condition is critical and his relatives in Puttur are coming to Bangalore, said a spokesperson of the Jay Karnataka Organization, Prakash Rai.

Nettle Muthappa Rai (known as Muthappa Rai) is an Indian businessman, philanthropist, and currently a social activist based in Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Rai was born in Puttur, Karnataka, into a Tulu-speaking Bunt family of Nettala Narayana Rai and Susheela Rai. He is married to Rekha and has two sons Rakhi and Rikki. His wife Rekha died at Mt Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore in 2013. Rai made his appearance in a Tulu movie Kanchilda Baale in 2011


He is the founder of Jaya Karnataka a not-for-profit organization that aims at improving the quality of life of the people of Karnataka.

Involvement in crime

The Karnataka police had issued warrants of arrest against Rai in eight cases under Sections 302 (murder) and 120B (conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code, the Arms Act and the Explosive Substances Act. The murder of a realtor, Subbaraju, in January 2001 by hired killers from Mumbai following a dispute over a prime property in Bangalore.

In 2002, Rai was deported to India from U.A.E. by the Dubai Police and was subsequently Interrogated by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and Intelligence Bureau (I.B.), and by the Karnataka police.[10] Due to lack of substantial information on his career in crime, for allegedly operating extortion rackets, helping property developers, take possession of land in prime localities, and collected ‘protection money’ from business houses in Karnataka, through his links with Dawood Ibrahim, and he was later acquitted.

Popular culture

A biopic titled Rai on the life of Muthappa Rai is being written and directed by Ram Gopal Varma. It is shot in Mangalore, Bangalore, Mumbai, Dubai, and London