Recently, we saw the unfortunate demise of veteran actor Michael Madhu, the suicide of actress Chandana, and TV reality show winner Mebiena Michael’s death in a car accident. Yesterday afternoon, the very news of Sandalwood star Chiranjeevi Sarja’s sudden death has sent shock waves in the Kannada film industry. The Kannada actor breathed his last at a private hospital in Bengaluru. The actor was just 39 years old.
As per a report from zeenews.india.com, Chiranjeevi Sarja complained of chest pain and breathlessness on Saturday. Yesterday afternoon, the actor was taken to Bengaluru’s Apollo specialty. Attempts to revive him failed and he was declared brought dead by the doctors there.
Chiranjeevi Sarja was survived by actress wife, Meghana Raj. The couple took wedding vows in 2018. The Kannada actor had made his debut in films in the year 2009 with a romantic-action venture, Vayuputra, which earned him the Innovative Film Award for Best Debut (Male)
In his acting career spanning over 11 years, Chiranjeevi Sarja has acted in 22 films. For those unversed, Chiranjeevi is the nephew of popular Tamil star Arjun Sarja.
Chiranjeevi had completed his schooling at Baldwin Boys High School, Bengaluru before graduating from Vijaya College, Bengaluru. He worked as an assistant director with his uncle Arjun Sarja for about 4 years.
Chiranjeevi was last seen on the big screen in action-drama Shivarjuna which released this year in March.