Bengaluru: Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay, who met with an accident on June 12, died at the age of 38 on Monday. He was moved to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Apollo Hospital in Bengaluru, where he was being treated. The actor’s family has decided to donate his organs in the light of the irreversible brain damage. A statement from Apollo Hospital in Bengaluru said he was on life support in the neuro ICU. “Neurologically he is deeply unconscious and is showing signs of brain failure. The family had come forward and consented for organ donation keeping in view the current irreversible brain damage. We will follow the guidelines as per organ donation protocol,” read an excerpt from the statement.
Actor Sudeep announced the news of Sanchari Vijay on social media on Monday afternoon and he tweeted in the eulogy: “Very, very disheartening to accept that Sanchari Vijay breathed his last.” Sudeep, who had met the late actor before the lockdown, added, “Met him couple of times just before this lockdown… All excited about his next film that’s due for release. Very sad. Deepest condolences to his family and friends. RIP.”
Actor Danish Sait paid tribute to the late actor with these words: “How unfortunate is this. I just saw an article saying he was in the ICU, and now I read this. My condolences to Mr. Sanchari Vijay’s family and friends. Rest in peace sir, your contribution to cinema will live forever.”