Roja is one of the most popular and successfully running television serials in Tamil that is aired on Sun TV. The serial enjoys a solid amount of viewership, especially among the family audience. Roja features Priyanka Nalkari, Sibbu Suryan and VJ Akshaya in the lead roles, while the supporting cast includes Vadivukkarasi, Gayathri Shastry, Shiva, Rajesh, Dr Sharmila, Venkat Renganathan, Smriti Kashyap, K Natraj, Rani, Dev Anand Sharma, Kaavya Varshini, and others. Among the lot, actor Venkat Renganathan who played the character of Ashwin has officially quit the serial and this development has come as a disappointment for the fans. Venkat took to his official Instagram page to inform that he will no more be a part of the Roja serial and he shared the update through a heartfelt note.

However, the reason for Venkat quitting Roja is not known. Venkat's official statement read, "Hello my fan family. I came up with news that may be a sad news for some and good for some. Your Ashwin is leaving the house permanently. I'm quitting Roja. Sorry to disappoint you. But you can see me as Jeeva. Thank you all for showering me with so much love and support for this character Ashwin. Wish to get the same love and support forever, my dear people. With Love, Venkat". Though Venkat has quit Roja serial, he will continue to be a part of Vijay TV's Pandian Stores in which he plays a pivotal role.

Venkat plays the character of Jeeva in Pandian Stores which is one of the most successful serials of Vijay TV. Pandian Stores features Stalin Muthu, Sujitha Dhanush, Kumaran Thangarajan, Kaavya Arivumani, Hema Rajkumar, Saravanan Vickram and Sai Gayathri in the lead roles. Venkat is also expected to be a part of a few more interesting projects and we can expect a formal announcement on the same, soon. For now, check out Venkat Renganathan's latest official statement on quitting from Sun TV's Roja serial here: