National award-winning actor Sanchari Vijay dies after accident
Bengaluru/IBNS: National award-winning Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay, who met with an accident on June 12, succumbed to his injuries on Monday. He was 38.
He was moved to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Apollo Hospital in Bengaluru, where he was undergoing treatment.
The actor's family has decided to donate his organs in light of the irreversible brain damage, media reports said.
A statement from Apollo Hospital in Bengaluru said Vijay was on life support in the neuro ICU.
"Neurologically he is deeply unconscious and is showing signs of brain failure. The family had come forward and consented to organ donation keeping in view the current irreversible brain damage. We will follow the guidelines as per organ donation protocol," read an excerpt from the statement.
Sanchari Vijay debuted in the film industry with the film Rangappa Hogbitna in the year 2011.
His notable works included Kannada movies like Dasavala, Harivu, Oggarane, Killing Veerappan, Varthamana and Sipaayi.
He received massive praise for the film Naanu Avanalla Avalu, which went on the bag him a National Film Award.