Sarja, who starred in 20 films, including the popular “Amma I Love You,” died of a heart attack, according to B.S. Yediyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka.
“It is shocking to hear the news that a 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 family, may God give them the strength to endure this grief,” Yediyurappa Tweeted on Sunday.
Sarja, who also starred in “Whistle” and “Varadanayaka,” comes from a family of actors. He is the nephew of Tamil actor Arjun Sar and the grandson of veteran actor Shakti Prasad, according to the Hindustan Times. He married actress Meghan Raj in 2018.
Following the news of his death, many of Sarah’s fans began to express their condolences to him last Instagram post, in which was his brother Dhruva Sarja, who is also a famous actor from Canada.
“The tragic loss of Indian cinema,” one fan commented. “We all miss you.”
Numerous movie stars have expressed grief on social media over Sarah’s sudden death.
“Shocked when I heard about the death of # chiranjevvisarja !!!” actress Priyamani tweeted, “I can never forget his smiling face.”
“It is absolutely devastated when I hear of the sudden death of Chiranjeevi Sarja. I beg Meghna and the whole family to find the strength to get through this shock and grief.” actor Prithviraj Sukumaran tweeted.
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