Chiranjeevi Sarja Funeral: Shivarajkumar, Yash, Kiccha Sudeep, and many others pay respects

Chiranjeevi Sarja was laid to rest at brother Dhruva's farmhouse on Monday; fans and the film personalities Shivarajkumar, Yash, Kiccha Sudeep were in attendance
Written By Anoop Sai Bandi | Updated: June 09, 2020 11:03 IST
Chiranjeevi Sarja Funeral: Shivarajkumar, Yash, Kiccha Sudeep, and many others pay respects

Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away on 7th June 2020. The funeral took place yesterday at Chiranjeevi's brother's Dhruva Sarja's farmhouse. His family performed the last rites. Fans and the film fraternity bid the young actor goodbye. The funeral was also live-telecasted for his fans to witness by several news outlets. Shiva Rajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar, Puneeth Rajkumar, Upendra Rao, Kiccha Sudeep, Darshan, Prajwal Devaraj, Sadhu Kokila, Chethan, Tara, Sudharani, Rockline Venkatesh, Munirathna, Gurukiran and many others attended the funeral. Some fans flocked to the funeral. Fans shared photos and videos of the funeral on social media.

Chiranjeevi Sarja was rushed to a private hospital in Bangalore after he complained of breathlessness and chest paint on 6th June. He passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was actor Arjun Sarja’s nephew and Dhruva Sarja’s brother. He recently married actress Meghana Raj after 10 years of dating. The two tied the knot in May 2018. Meghana Raj was inconsolable at the funeral.
The young actor’s death shocked the industry. Quite a few celebrities expressed their disbelief upon hearing of his death.
Prithviraj Sukumaran tweeted, “Absolutely devastated to hear about the sudden demise of Chiranjeevi Sarja. I pray Meghna and the whole family finds strength to tide through this shock and sorrow.”
Rashmika Mandanna wrote, “This breaks my heart.. Like really.. This news breaks my heart. This is too early. Rest in peace @chirusarja .. I am out of words.”
Actor-politician Khushbu Sundar tweeted, “Unbelievable! Terrible. Shell-shocked to hear the demise of such a young Kannada actor #ChiranjeeviSarja, nephew of #ArjunSarja due to cardiac arrest at 39. He was so talented n doing so well. Heart goes out to his young wife n his family. May you rest in peace.”
Chiranjeevi Sarja debuted with the film Vayuputra in 2009. He has appeared in around 20 films. His films Chirru, Sinrga, Amma I Love You and Aatagara earned him popular and critical acclaim. The young actor was looking forward to appearing in a string of films like Rajamarthanda, Ranam, and many more. May he rest in peace. Condolences to his friends, family and fans.