Tamil actor Sai Prashanth dead; police say it's suicide


Mar 14, 2016 09:40:22 IST

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.

Tamil actor Sai Prashanth dead; police say its suicide

Sai Prashanth. Screen grab from YouTube

"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.


Updated Date: Mar 14, 2016 09:40:22 IST