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    Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passes away at 39, celebs express shock, CM Yediyurappa sends condolences

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    The actor passed away due to cardiac arrest.

    Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passes away at 39
    Kannada star Chiranjeevi Sarja breathed his last on Sunday at a private hospital in Bengaluru. He was 39. The actor passed away due to cardiac arrest in a city hospital on Sunday, his family said.

    The 39-year old actor complained of restlessness following which he was rushed to a private hospital where he passed away, his family members said.

    Chiranjeevi Sarja, the grandson of noted Kannada actor Shakti Prasad and nephew of multilingual film actor Arjun Sarja, had acted in 22 films.

    Chiranjeevi had made his debut with the movie 'Vayuputra,' which was an home production of Sarja family.
    Several celebrities, including those from the south industry took to Twitter to express their shock and condolences.
    Several celebrities, including those from the south industry took to Twitter to express their shock and condolences.

    His recent movie was 'Shivarjuna' where he starred along with Amrutha Iyengar and Akshatha Srinivas in the lead.

    He had married actress Meghana Raj two years ago.

    Several celebrities, including those from the south industry took to Twitter to express their shock and condolences over the sudden demise of the actor, who is known for his performance in movies like 'Chandralekha,' 'Aatagara,' and many more.

    "Shocked at the sudden demise of Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja. He's just 39 years old. My condolences to the Sarja family. Rest in peace, Chiru," actor Allu Sirish wrote.


    While former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble said that a "young talent gone too soon." "Deeply saddened and shocked to hear the passing away of #ChiranjeeviSarja. A young talent gone too soon. Condolences to his family and friends," he tweeted.


    Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa condoled the death of Chiranjeevi Sarja and said he was a popular actor and was blessed with great talent.


    Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah also condoled the actor's death.


    The young actor had over 20 movies under his credits. He was seen in movies like 'Chirru,' 'Amma I Love You,' 'Samhaara', among others. He is survived by his wife, actor Meghana Raj.

    (With inputs from ANI & PTI)

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