Kannada star Chiranjeevi Sarja died at a hospital in Bengaluru on Sunday (June 7) at the age of 39. He died due to cardiac arrest, as reported by PTI (Press Trust of India).
According to PTI, the actor complained of restlessness following which he was rushed to a private hospital where he died, his family members said. Mourning his death, south star Allu Sirish wrote on Twitter:
Chief Minister of Karnataka, BS Yediyurappa also tweeted his condolences.
Former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble also shared his condolences on Twitter. He wrote, “Deeply saddened and shocked to hear the passing away of Chiranjeevi Sarja. A young talent gone too soon. Condolences to his family and friends.”
Chiranjeevi has starred in films such as Samhaara, Aadyaa, Khaki, Sinnga, Amma I Love You, Prema Baraha, Dandam Dashagunam, Varadhanayaka and Vayuputra among others. He was last seen in the Kannada action-drama Shivarjuna.