Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja died on Sunday, June 7. The 39-year-old actor breathed his last at the Sagar Apollo hospital in Bengaluru. As mentioned in a report published in The News Minute, Chiranjeevi’s family members took him to the hospital in an unconscious state. His body has been handed over to the Jayanagar Police for an autopsy. Also Read - Salman Khan to Play Prithviraj's Role in Chiranjeevi's Acharya, a Telugu Remake of Mohanlal's Lucifer?
His sudden demise shocked the entire film industry as several celebs from the Sandalwood industry took to social media to mourn the actor’s death. Also Read - Telugu Stars Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Sai Tej Join Hands For Coronavirus Song- Watch
Popular actor Allu Sirish was one of the first celebs who informed about the death of the actor in his tweet. His post read, “Shocked at the sudden demise of Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja. He’s just 39 years old. My condolences to the Sarja family. Rest in peace, Chiru. 💔🙏” (sic) Also Read - Tamil TV Actor Commits Suicide Due To Marital Issues
Former cricketer Anil Kumble, who also knew Chiranjeevi, offered condolences to his family members and called him a talented actor. His tweet read, “Deeply saddened and shocked to hear the passing away of #ChiranjeeviSarja. A young talent gone too soon. Condolences to his family and friends.” (sic). Check out more tweets here:
Chiranjeevi was known for his work in films like Sinnga, Amma I Love You, Dandam Dashagunam and Vayuputra among others. His last on-screen performance remains Kannada action-drama Shivarjuna. He is survived by his wife Meghana. They got married in May 2018 after dating for 10 years. Chiranjeevi was the grandson of veteran Kannada actor Shakti Prasad. May his soul rest in peace!