'Gone too early': Sorrowful condolences pour in for Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay
Bengaluru, June 14: National film award winner and Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay who was involved in a motorbike accident last night and was in a serious condition passed away on Monday. He was 38. Actor's family members have decided to donate his organs.
He is brain dead and his family has to decide whether they can donate his organs," a doctor attending on the actor told reporters.
Confirming the news, actor Kichcha Sudeep, shared a remembrance post on Twitter.
"Very very disheartening to accept that Sanchari Vijay breathed his last. Met him couple of times just bfr this lockdown,,,, all excited about his nxt film,, tats due for release. Very sad. Deepest Condolences to his family and friends. RIP," Sudeep wrote on twitter.
The actor had emergency surgery to stem the internal brain bleed, but declared brain dead by the doctors as he stopped responding to the treatment.
Speaking to reporters, his brother Siddesh said, "The brain stem has stopped functioning, so we have decided to donate his organs. Vijay always believed in serving society, which we are fulfilling by donating his organs."
Condoling Vijay''s death, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said he was deeply pained to know about it and expressed his sorrow.
How unfortunate is this, I just saw an article saying he was in the ICU, and now I read this. My condolences to Mr. Sanchari Vijay’s family and friends. Rest in peace sir, your contribution to cinema will live forever. https://t.co/fTzzAGmusm— Danish Sait (@DanishSait) June 14, 2021
Gone too soon 😢— Harshika Poonacha (@actressharshika) June 14, 2021
RIP @SanchariVijay 🙏
I'm still in a shock, He had called @BhuvannPonannaa 2 days back to arrange ration kits for few underprivileged families and today this news 😪
I wish this is not true 🥺#Ripsancharivijay pic.twitter.com/pPk3BdEXXb
The accident took place on Saturday night, in Bannerghatta road when Sancahri of Naanu Avanalla Avalu fame was returning on a bike, after meeting his friend.
Vijay has appeared in a slew of Kannada films including Dasavala, Harivu, Oggarane, Killing Veerappan, Varthamana and Sipaayi among others. He rose to fame with the film Naanu Avanalla Avalu, which also fetched him his first National Award.