Chennai: Popular Tamil television actor Sai Prashanth has allegedly committed suicide at his residence on Sunday, police said.
According to police sources, Prashanth consumed poison, mixed with a drink.
"The reason behind the suicide is not clear. We think it could be loneliness," a police official told IANS.
Prashanth's body has been taken to Kilpauk Medical College for post-mortem.
After divorcing his first wife, Prashanth re-married three months ago.
Known for working in serials such as Annamalai, Selvi and Arasi, he had also starred in a few Tamil films such as Neram, Thegidi and Vadacurry.
Prashanth started off his career as a video jockey and hosted the popular show Dil Dil Manadhil.