The Kannada film industry is trying to come to terms with actor Sanchari Vijay's sudden death. On June 12, Sanchari Vijay met with a road accident aft and breathed his last on June 14. In two days of hospitalization, the doctor tried to resuscitate him, but he was declared brain dead on June 14 morning. He was 38. Soon, the news regarding Sanchari Vijay's death went viral on social media. Meghana Raj, Samyukta Hornad, Kichcha Sudeep, Prakash Raj, and Sruthi Hariharan, among others, took to social media to pay their last respects to Sanchari Vijay.
Meghana Raj wrote, "U will always be remembered for how simple yet how fantastic u were as an actor and a human being! God has been a way to harsh! Rest in peace friend (sic).” Kichcha Sudeep wrote, "Very very disheartening to accept that Sanchari Vijay breathed his last. Met him a couple of times just bfr this lockdown,,,, all excited about his nxt film,, tats due for release. Very sad. Deepest Condolences to his family and friends. RIP (sic).” Samyukta Hornad's post read, "I had the privilege of working with Sanchari Vijay on 3 films. I remember how when we finished shoot one night at 2 am, he wanted to eat dosa and I took him to the worst restaurant, this joke only got funnier with time. He used always find ways to make people laugh, so good at mimicryHe always found the most absurd thing to laugh about at premieres. What a good soul. This is horrible (sic).”