Tamil TV actor Sai Prashanth kills self; suicide note found

Popular Tamil TV actor Sai Prashanth committed suicide at his residence in Chennai, police said, adding he had left a suicide note saying no one must be blamed for his death.

By: IANS | Chennai | Updated: March 15, 2016 7:56 pm
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Popular Tamil TV actor Sai Prashanth committed suicide at his residence in Chennai, police said, adding he had left a suicide note saying no one must be blamed for his death.

Prashanth is said to have mixed poison in his drink and consumed it on Sunday, leading to his death. He was 30.

Police said the reason behind Prashanth’s suicide could be loneliness and depression.

In his suicide note, released by the police on Monday, Prashanth said his second wife Sujitha or for that no one else should be blamed for his decision.

He also said that his death would not create any problems for Sujitha and that his parents would return all her jewellery along with Rs.500,000.

After divorcing his first wife, Prashanth remarried three months ago.

In the suicide note, the actor also urged his wife to give up her anger and said he had been a good father to his daughter Rakshitha. He also wrote that he was a ‘problem’ for himself.

In his letter, Prashanth thanked actress Radikaa Sarathkumar, with whom he worked in serials, and her company Radaan for their support.

Radikaa expressed shock over Prashant’s death. “So shocked and saddened to hear of actor Sai Prashanth’s death. What is it about life that you give up at this age?? Sad. Just finished work, but mind is disturbed,” she tweeted.

Known for working in serials such as ‘Annamalai’, ‘Selvi’ and ‘Arasi’, Prashant also starred in Tamil films like ‘Neram’, ‘Thegidi’ and ‘Vadacurry’.

Prashanth started his career as a video jockey and hosted a popular show, ‘Dil Dil Manadhil’.

His last day of shoot was on the sets of Radaan’s Tamil serial “Thamarai” on March 10. He is survived by his parents, his second wife and a daughter.

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    CMVikram
    Mar 14, 2016 at 9:07 am
    There is one thing Hindus are good at. It is killing themselves. Temple premises in many places does not rent a room for a single person because they are afraid the person will commit suicide.
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      Vignesh Vijayan
      Jul 7, 2016 at 4:47 am
      Dont say that. Emotional and financial hurt coupled together can drive one to suicide. Pls have sympathy for him. I shall pray God to give him moksha.
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      arati
      Mar 14, 2016 at 6:25 am
      Very sad - are you sure it was loneliness as he had married the 2nd time and only 3 months had ped since the marraige. It is equally sad for the surviving 2nd wife.
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        babyg
        Mar 16, 2016 at 11:42 am
        depression.......... seen him regularly at psychiatric bhashyam's clinic anna nagar
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          Basmin Banu
          Mar 25, 2016 at 1:30 pm
          Sagurathuku avaruku thairiyam irukum pothu.....avar vazhthute poi irukalam.....fool....
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            Harrison
            Mar 17, 2016 at 8:27 pm
            Let's leave the dead alone.
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              janarthanan
              Mar 16, 2016 at 9:10 am
              May his soul Rest in peace..!
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                mallika
                Mar 14, 2016 at 11:38 am
                suicide is not the end for life...be brave to face ur problem...suicide is only a second foolishness if ur mind is strong all well...so sad for him...rip...
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