Actor Sai Prashanth commits suicidePublished: March 14, 2016
Actor-singer-television anchor Sai Prashanth commited suicide at his residence in Valasarawakkam in Chennai on Sunday night. He was 30 and is survived by parents and wife. His mother Lalitha Subhash is a BJP leader.
Police, who recovered Prashanth’s body and sent it to Kilpauk Medical College Hospital for post mortem, said Sai Prashanth mixed poison in his drinks and consumed them. It is said that he was suffering from depression due to personal problems.
Sai Prashanth, who divorced his first wife, married again only recently. His death has shocked many in the cinema and television industries and they have expressed their deep condolences.
Chinmayi posted on her online page: “Terrible to know about Sai Prashanth’s demise. Wonder why he thought it was easier to leave than stay.”
Sai Prashanth began his career in entertainment as a video jockey. As a serial actor, he often played negative roles and collaborated for several ventures with Raadhika Sarathkumar’s productions. He has also acted in films including ‘Mundhinam Paartheney’ (2010), ‘Neram’ (2013) and ‘Thegidi’ (2014) in supporting roles. In ‘Vadacurry’ (2014), he appeared as the lead antagonist.