Sandalwood star Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away today (June 7) due to cardiac arrest at the age of 39. The actor was admitted yesterday to a private hospital in Bangalore after he complained of chest pain and shortness of breath. However, he failed to respond to the treatment and breathed his last this afternoon (Sunday).
Sandalwood cinema stars including Darshan, Puneeth Rajkumar, Ramesh Aravind, Sumalatha Ambareesh, among others took to their social media handles to express shock and mourn the untimely demise of Chiranjeevi Sarja.
Darshan shared a picture of the star and wrote, “Chiru’s untimely demise has caused major grief to my heart. Fate is really very cruel. May God give Meghna and Sarja's family the power to withstand this pain. May the soul RIP”
Ramesh Aravind tweeted, “Too young.. Too shocked to hear of the sudden demise of ChiranjiviSarja.. Our prayers for strength to the bereaved family.” Puneeth Rajkumar too expressed his grief on social media by writing, “Shocking to know @chirusarja is no more. RIP” (sic).
Pranitha Subhash shared a picture of her dearly departed co-star and wrote, “Shocked beyond words to hear of Chiru’s untimely demise. My hands shiver as I type this.. He was an amazing costar and a wonderful human being Life is unfair! I pray to the Gods to give meghana and his family and friends strength My deepest condolences Om Shanti”
KGF director Prashanth Neel added, “Heartbreaking.....Rest in peace #ChiranjeeviSarja Prayers and condolences to the family.” Check out the other tweets below:
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. 💔🙏 pic.twitter.com/2AtVto9Y8w— Allu Sirish (@AlluSirish) June 7, 2020
Extremely sad to hear the demise of talented actor Chiranjeevi Sarja, a dear friend who was very close to our family. Abi & me are in total shock .Gone too soon Chiru :( My deepest condolence to his family 🙏🙏🙏 https://t.co/PWG3mZEIT8— Sumalatha Ambareesh 🇮🇳 ಸುಮಲತಾ ಅಂಬರೀಶ್ (@sumalathaA) June 7, 2020
ನಂಬಲಾಗುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲಾ..ಹೇಳಲಾಗದ ನೋವು..ಏನಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ ನನ್ನ ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗಕ್ಕೆ..ಅನ್ಯರ ಸಂತೋಷಕ್ಕೆ ನಟಿಸಿ ಬದುಕುವ ಜನ್ಮ ಕಲಾಬದುಕು..ಯಾವ ತಪ್ಪಿಗೆ ಈ ಶಿಕ್ಷೆ..!— ನವರಸನಾಯಕ ಜಗ್ಗೇಶ್ (@Jaggesh2) June 7, 2020
ನಿನ್ನ ಆತ್ಮಕ್ಕೆ ಶಾಂತಿ ಕೋರಲು ಒಪ್ಪುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲಾ ನನ್ನಮನಸ್ಸು..
ದೇವರೆ ಈ ಸಾವು ನ್ಯಾಯವೆ! pic.twitter.com/ECZaqplT0c
My prayers and deepest condolences to Meghana ,Dhruva and the entire family at this grave hour . Such a huge loss . Rest in peace ! You will forever be remembered @chirusarja pic.twitter.com/HRoGZukTvF— Sharmiela Mandre (@sharmilamandre) June 7, 2020
ಓ ವಿಧಿಯೇ ನೀನು ಇಷ್ಟೊಂದು ಕ್ರೂರಿಯೇ? ಚಿರಂಜೀವಿ ಸರ್ಜಾರ ಅಕಾಲಿಕ ಅಗಲಿಕೆಯನ್ನು ನಂಬಲು ಒಪ್ಪಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲು ಯಾರಿಂದಲೂ ಸಾಧ್ಯವಿಲ್ಲ. ಮೇಫನಾ ರಾಜ್ ಮತ್ತು ಸರ್ಜಾರವರ ಕುಟುಂಬಕ್ಕೆ ಈ ಆಘಾತದ ನೋವನ್ನು ಭರಿಸುವ ಶಕ್ತಿ ಆ ಆಂಜನೇಯ ಸ್ವಾಮಿ ನೀಡಬೇಕು— Upendra (@nimmaupendra) June 7, 2020
RIP 🙏🙏🙏#ಚಿರಂಜೀವಿಸರ್ಜಾ #ಸದ್ಗತಿ #ಓಂಶಾಂತಿ #chiranjeevisarjaa
Cannot believe and I’m in immense shocking state of mind to know that #chiranjeevisarja is no more , very very saddening,my condolences to his family and @meghanaraj at this time of pain and sorrow.Cannot yet digest this fact , my hands are shivering as I write this msg .V v sad. pic.twitter.com/vTpjmQSV5c— Sanjjanaa galrani❤️ (@sanjjanagalrani) June 7, 2020
Shocked to hear about #chiranjeevisarja ‘s demise!!! Can never forget his smiling face💔💔💔my deepest condolences to the whole family !!— Priyamani Raj (@priyamani6) June 7, 2020
Deeply saddened and shocked to hear the passing away of #ChiranjeeviSarja. A young talent gone too soon. Condolences to his family and friends.— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) June 7, 2020
Absolutely shocked by the untimely demise of #ChiranjeeviSarja Great talent, fine human being. Gone too young, you will be missed.— Danish Sait (@DanishSait) June 7, 2020