Tragedy struck the family of veteran actress Vanisri’s family today as her son Dr. Abhinay Venkatesh Karthik passed away due to a sudden heart attack. Dr Abhinay had a stroke in the early hours of Saturday in Chennai, where he resides, while sleeping. Abhinay completed his medicine degree from the Annapurna Medical College.
Abhinay is a practicing doctor in the hill station town of Ooty. The news of the incident came to light only when his body was brought to his residence in Vashendri home in Chennai. The police have registered a case and will investigate the cause of death as there seems to be some mystery surrounding the demise of Dr Abhinay. The funeral will reportedly take place on Saturday evening. Abhinay is survived by his wife Abhinay Satimani who is also a doctor working at Savitri Manavrali hospital and a son who is four years old.
Abhinay’s mother Vanisri is a popular artist in Tollywood and has worked for more than a decade. Vanisri also acted in Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam films as well. Vanisri has won a Tamil Nadu State Film Award and a Nandi Award as well for her performances in the industry. Some of the hits Vanisri starred in include Krishnaveni, Prem Nagar and Dussehra Bullodu.
The entire film industry is in shock at the unfortunate demise of Dr Abhinay and have extended their condolences and prayers to the family of Vanisri in these testing times. We at Telugu Filmnagar extend our heartfelt condolences to Vanisri and family and hope that they are strong during these testing times.