Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away due to cardiac arrest in Bengaluru on Sunday, June 7. He was 39. After learning about his sudden demise, his fans started pouring in condolence messages on social media for Chiranjeevi, fondly called Chiru.
Celebs like Rashmika Mandanna, Khushbu Sundar, Radhika Pandit and many others took to social media and mourned his death. Chiranjeevi Sarja's funeral took place today at 1:30 pm at his brother Dhruva's farmhouse in Kanakapura Road, Bengaluru.
Actors like Puneeth Rajkumar, Upendra, Kiccha Sudeep, Yash, Darshan, Prajwal Devaraj, Shivaraj Kumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar, Rockline Venkatesh and others attended the last rites of Chiranjeevi Sarja to pay their last respects. He is laid to rest at Dhruva's farmhouse. His actor-uncle Arjun Sarja was also spotted at the funeral.
Shivanna and Yash Pay Homage to Chiranjeevi Sarja. pic.twitter.com/sJ1Anodtzb— Blue Chip (@Photos4uIndia) June 8, 2020
Notably, DK Shivakumar, president, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, visited the late actor's house in Bengaluru to meet his family. Chiranjeevi's wife Meghana Raj, who is pregnant, broke down as she hugged her husband for one last time. The photo went viral on social media and fans expressed their emotions on Twitter.
May your Soul Rest in Peace, Chiru pic.twitter.com/mMOxIyDmJ7— Blue Chip (@Photos4uIndia) June 8, 2020
Chiru Sarja had shared a 'Then & Now' picture with his brothers on Instagram. He wrote, "Then and now.. we r still the same... what say guys..??"
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A post shared by Chirranjeevi Sarja (@chirusarja) on Jun 6, 2020 at 1:20am PDT
Chiranjeevi Sarja is survived by his wife Meghana Raj and actor-brother Dhruva Sarja. He was working on four films which includes Ranam and Kshatriya. His last release was director AR Shiva Tejas' Shivarjuna.
May his soul rest in peace.