Sarja, who starred in 20 films, including the popular “Amma I Love You”, died of a heart attack, according to B.S. Yediyurappa, leader of Karnataka.
“It’s shocking to hear that the famous Canadian artist, Shri Chiranjeevi Sarja, has died of a heart attack. Premature death at the age of just 39 is shocking. My prayers are with the family, may God give them the strength to endure this sorrow, “Yediyurappa tweeted
Sarja, who starred in “Whistle” and “Varadanayaka”, came from a family of actors. He is the nephew of actor Tamil Arjun Sarja and the grandson of veteran actor Shakti Prasad, according to the Hindustan Times.
She married actress Meghana Raj in 2018.
Following the news of his death, many of Sarja’s followers began to express their condolences. latest post on Instagram
, with his brother, Dhruva Sarja, who is also a famous Kannada actor.
“A tragic loss for Indian cinema,” a fan commented. “You’re missing us all.”
Some movie stars have also expressed their regret on social media for Sarja’s sudden death.
“Shocked when I heard about the death of #chiranjevvisarja !!!” Actress Priyamani tweeted
. “He can never forget his smiling face.”
“Absolutely disastrous to hear about the sudden collapse of Chiranjeevi Sarja. I pray that Meghna and the whole family will find the strength to cope with this shock and grief.” Actor Prithviraj Sukumaran tweeted.