Popular Tamil television actor Sai Prashanth allegedly committed
suicide at his Chennai residence (Ganga Nagar) on Sunday (March
13), police said.
According to police sources, Prashanth mixed poison in his
drink. "The reason behind the suicide is not clear. We think it
could be loneliness," a police official told IANS.
Prashanth's body has been taken to Kilpauk Medical College for
post-mortem. His parents, who reside in Hosur, have been informed
and they are expected to reach Chennai today.
After divorcing his first wife, Prashanth re-married three
Known for working in serials such as 'Annamalai', 'Selvi' and
'Arasi', he had also starred in a few Tamil films such as
Thegidi and Vadacurry.
Prashanth started off his career as a video jockey and hosted a
popular show known as, 'Dil Dil Manadhil'. He has also participated
in many reality shows including 'Jodi No 1', a popular dance
reality show among others.