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Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay who was only 38 years of age succumbs to injuries after meeting with an accident on June 12th in Bengaluru. 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.”

Sanchari Vijay stepped into the film industry with the film Rangappa Hogbitna in the year 2011. His filmography included Kannada movies like Dasavala, Harivu, Oggarane, Killing Veerappan, Varthamana and Sipaayi to name a few. He received massive praise for the film Naanu Avanalla Avalu, which fetched him a National Film Award.

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