Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay dies after accident, family to donate his organs

Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay dies
Image credits: Sanchari Vijay/Twitter

Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay died on Monday in Bengaluru, after he met with an accident on Saturday and was seriously injured. Her underwent brain surgery but doctors could not save him and announced him brain dead. Meanwhile, his family announced that his organs will be donated.

“Doctors have informed us that his brain stem has failed and the possibilities of him reviving are very slim. As you all know he always worked for the betterment of society. He even worked round the clock on the relief efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic. So, we have decided to donate his organs. We believe that it will bring him peace. He will continue to help the society even in death. Thanks to everyone who tried to do their best to help him,” Vijay’s brother Siddesh Kumar said.

“Very very disheartening to accept that Sanchari Vijay breathed his last. Met him 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,” Sudeep wrote on social media.

Paying tributes to the late actor, actress Harshika Poonacha said, “Gone too soon 😢 RIP @SanchariVijay 🙏 I’m still in a shock, He had called @BhuvannPonannaa 2 days back to arrange ration kits for few underprivileged families and today this news 😪 I wish this is not true 🥺 #Ripsancharivijay.”

The accident took place around 11:45 PM on Saturday when Vijay was riding pillion with his friend Naveen on a bike, which hit an electric poll after skidding.

As per reports, they were going on the bike to buy medicines. Meanwhile, police has registered a case against Naveen.

“He (Vijay) was in a serious condition when we received him in the Emergency Department. A CT scan of the brain was done which showed very severe brain injury in addition to a subdural hematoma (brain bleeding). An immediate brain surgery was done to remove the brain haemorrhage,” said Dr Arun Naik, senior consultant neurosurgeon at the Apollo Hospital in Bengaluru said on Monday.

Vijay was a popular actor in the theatre circle in Karnataka and has worked in films like Naanu Avanalla…Avalu, Killing Veerappan and Nathicharami among others.

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