Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away on the afternoon of the 7th of June. He died at the age of 39 due to a cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Bengaluru.
Though Mr. Sarja died on the 7th of June, his family decided to conduct the funeral the next day, 8th of June at 2:00 P.M.
The last rites were held at Chiranjeevi’s farmhouse in Kanakapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
Fans were allowed to see the body of the kannada actor until afternoon. The body was buried at the farmhouse, which would make the family feel like he is still with them.
Death of Chiranjeevi Sarja left the south film industries heart broken. Twitter is flooded with messages remembering his movies and condolences messages.
— Sagar Manasu (@SagarManasu) June 7, 2020
— shadab shiakh (@shadabshaikh283) June 7, 2020
Born on the 17th of October 1980 in Bengaluru, Chiranjeevi entered the Kannada film industry as an assistant director with his uncle after graduating from school.
After work experience of 4 years as an assistant director, Mr. Sarja worked in his first film Vayuputra in 2009. Chiranjeevi won Innovative Film Award for Best Debut Male for movie Vayuputra.
Chiranjeevi Sarja worked in 22 films from 2009 to 2019. He is survived by his wife Meghana Raj.