In an unexpected turn of events, popular Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay passed away at 3.34 AM on Tuesday, June 15. Earlier, on June 14, he was declared brain dead. On Saturday (June 12) night, actor Sanchari Vijay went out with his friend to buy medicines and while returning home, the bike reportedly skidded and hit an electric pole at L&T South City, JP Nagar, 7th Phase. Vijay's friend, Naveen was driving the bike. While Naveen sustained injuries, the pillion rider, Sanchari Vijay was severely injured and he was immediately rushed to a private hospital nearby. This accident took place around 11.45 PM. Sanchari Vijay was admitted to the ICU ward of the hospital and the fans were praying for his recovery.

Unfortunately, he breathed his last during the morning hours of June 14. He was 38 years old. According to reports, his organs will be donated. His death has shattered the fans of Kannada cinema and people have been expressing their shock on social media. It is indeed disheartening to know that a highly talented actor lost his life due to an accident. Kannada Superstar, Kichcha Sudeep took to his official Twitter page to share his heartfelt statement. 
He tweeted, "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". 

For the uninformed, Sanchari Vijay is a Kannada actor, who was also a trained theatre actor. He will be best known for portraying the role of a transgender in the Kannada film, Naanu Avanalla... Avalu. Vijay won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his impeccable performance in that film. Some of his other notable works in Kannada cinema include Rangappa Hogbitna (debut), Rama Rama Raghu Rama, Harivu, Oggarane, Killing Veerappan, Riktha, Varthamana, Krishna Tulasi, Nathicharami, Gentleman, and more. Two of his upcoming movies - Aatakuntu Lekakilla and Melobba Mayavi are in post production stages.