Kannada star Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away due to cardiac arrest at a city hospital on Sunday after the 39-year old actor complained of restlessness due to which he was rushed to a private hospital where he breathed his last, his family members said.
As soon as the news of his demise surfaced, the Kannada film industry went into a state of shock.
According to Republic World, There was a huge mass gathering outside the residence of Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja at KR road in Banashankari, Bengaluru as his mortal remains were brought there from the hospital.
Karnataka: Huge crowd gathers outside the residence of Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja at KR road in Banashankari, Bengaluru as his mortal remains have been brought there from a hospital. pic.twitter.com/RMumbKF13i
— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2020
Chiranjeevi Sarja, the grandson of distinguished Kannada actor Shakti Prasad and nephew of multilingual film actor Arjun Sarja, had appeared in 22 films. Chiranjeevi had made his debut with the movie ‘Vayuputra,’ which was a home production of Sarja family.
His recent movie was ‘Shivarjuna’, where he starred along with Amrutha Iyengar and Akshatha Srinivas in the lead. He had tied the knot with actress Meghana Raj two years ago. Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa condoled the death of Chiranjeevi Sarja and said he was really a fine actor and was blessed with immense talent.
Shocked to hear about #chiranjeevisarja ‘s demise!!! Can never forget his smiling face???my deepest condolences to the whole family !!
— Priyamani Raj (@priyamani6) June 7, 2020
Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah also condoled the actor’s death.