Sandalwood actor and director Huchcha Venkat attempted to commit suicide in his farmhouse on the outskirts of Bengaluru. The actor apparently consumed phenyl with an intention to kill himself. Venkat is currently being treated at a private hospital in Bengaluru and his condition is said to be stable. The actor resorted to such extreme step after an actress and a contestant on a show he was part of rejected his love proposal. The duo was part of a popular show on Kannada television.
Responding to the news, the actress said that she never loved Huchcha Venkat and took part in the show only because of the respect he showed towards women. The actress also denied the rumours of being linked up with Venkat and said,” I did not love Venkat. He kept pressurising me to marry him, while I did not like it.”
Huchcha Venkat is known for his intense and powerful roles on small screen and has a huge fan following for his roles on television and films. News has it that Venkat fell in love with the actress while he was part of the show and proposed her while on the show. The actress has however says that she has never shown interest in him.
There is another version that has been doing rounds that Venkat had proposed the girl and the couple even were ready to get married. But the family of the actress intervened and opposed the marriage, which caused Huchcha Venkat to take such extreme step.