Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay dies,family decides to donate organs

Pramesh S Jain.Yogesh K Porwar

Kannada film actor, Sanchari Vijay,who met with a serious road accident on Saturday,has now been declared brain-dead on Monday.His family has decided to donate his organs.

He was riding pillion along with his friend where the rider lost control and involved in self accident.

The duo was rushed to private hospital where doctor performed surgery to remove clot in the brain and also to prevent swelling.

He was kept under observation but in the early hours of monday he stopped responding to treatment and declared brain dead.

Based on the family request the hospital is preparing for the organ transplant procedure and awaiting for the approval from the authorities concerned.


Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay had sustained serious injuries on Saturday, June 12,after he got into a road accident.

He was moved to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a private hospital in Bengaluru.According to reports,the actor met with an accident while he was on his way back home from his friend’s place.

The actor has reportedly suffered injuries in the right portion of the brain and in the thigh region. Today, on June 14,Vijay has been declared brain-dead.

Speaking to reporters earlier,neurosurgeon,Arun Nayak had said that Sanchari Vijay is very critical.The health condition of Sanchari Vijay is very critical.

As he had blood clot in the brain,we have performed a surgery,the next 48 hours is going to be critical,the doctor had said.

Sanchari Vijay made his debut with the film Rangappa Hogbitna in 2011.He has appeared in a slew of Kannada films including Dasavala, Harivu, Oggarane, Killing Veerappan,Varthamana and Sipaayi among others. He rose to fame with the film Naanu Avanalla Avalu, which also fetched him his first National Award.

Sanchari Vijay’s medical expenses were being take care of by the foundation run by Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Ashwath Narayan.

A statement released from the office of Dr. Ashwath Narayan read,Dr CN Ashwatha Narayana has come forward to bear the full treatment expenses of national award-winning actor, Sanchari Vijay, who has been admitted to hospital after he got injured in a road accident.

Narayana called up to the head of the Apollo Hospital administration on Monday morning and enquired about the health status of the actor. He also requested the hospital administration not to receive the amount toward treatment expenses from any other family member of Vijay.