The Kannada film industry was shocked when the unfortunate demise of actor Chiranjeevi Sarja came to light. The Sandalwood fraternity were unable to believe the news as Chiranjeevi was just 39 years old. Chiranjeevi Sarja was referred to as a talented young actor in Sandalwood and according to reports the actor had sudden breathing issues upon which he was taken to the hospital. However, Mr. Sarja passed away due to a sudden heart attack which was declared as the cause of his demise.
Chiranjeevi Sarja is survived by his wife Meghana Raj, who was pregnant at the time of his demise. Meghana finally gave birth to a baby boy on Thursday and Chiranjeevi’s brother Dhruva took to Instagram to deliver the good news by saying “Baby Boy, Jai Hanuman.” Chiranjeevi’s mother told the media “I am so happy. It feels like I am seeing Chiranjeevi again. We have been in such grief all these days and it’s such a happy day. Today is also the day Meghana and Chiranjeevi got engaged (sic.)”
Dhruva Sarja could not contain his happiness and has purchased a silver cradle for his nephew and distributes sweets to fans who were waiting outside the hospital. Dhruva said “I am so happy today. It was my brother’s wish to have a silver cradle for his baby. I bought it to fulfill his wish. We have not decided what to name the baby yet. My sister-in-law will decide (sic.)”
Chirajeevi Sarja comes from a family of actors and film industry veterans. He is the grandson of the veteran Kannada actor Shakthi Prasad and is the brother of actor Dhruva Sarja. Chiranjeevi is also the nephew of actor Arjun Sarja. Some of his famous movies include Chirru, Chandralekha, Aatagara’, Bharjari, Seizer, Amma I Love You and Sinnga.