Senior journalist Girish Nikam (59) died in New Delhi on Monday due to a massive heart attack.
Nikam complained of uneasiness after a programme shoot in the studios and was taken to Ram Manohar Lohia hospital where he breathed his last, according to his associates.
He started his journalistic career with a local eveninger in Mysuru and later shifted to Indian Express, Bengaluru. He worked in other media organisations like India Today, Deccan Chronicle and News Today before doing programmes for Rajya Sabha TV.
The last rites will be performed in Bengaluru.