It is a black day in the Kannada television industry as we have lost one of the most loved and talented Kannada TV anchor Chandrashekhar (34), who was popularly known as Chandan. Chandan was travelling with three other friends from the industry. Chandan and his other friend killed in the car accident while other two are injured badly.
Kannada TV anchor Chandrashekhar (34), who was popularly known as Chandan, passed away in a road accident in Hanagavadi near Harihara in Davangere district in Karnataka. In a shocking accident, the popular host passed away yesterday morning. Chandan was travelling in a car with three other television actors who have sustained minor injuries. In a speedy car in which Chandan was travelling hit the parked lorry, which killed the two on the spot.
According to media reports, he was travelling towards Hubballi with his friends. Unfortunately, he met with the tragic accident. The condition of the injured other two (Ramu and Sunitha) is critical. The injured are currently being treated at a private hospital in Davanagere.
Meanwhile, the police are investigating the matter and more details about the accident are awaited.
Popular TV host Anushree, Tharun Sudhir and few others took to social media to express grief over the death of the host.
ಕನ್ನಡದ ಕಂಪು ಇವರ ಕಂಠದಿಂದ ಬರುವ ಪದಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಇತ್ತು… ಕನ್ನಡ ಕಿರುತೆರೆ ಕಂಡಂತ ಅಚ್ಚ ಕನ್ನಡ ನಿರೂಪಕರಲ್ಲಿ ಇವರು ಉನ್ನತ ಸ್ಥಾನದಲ್ಲಿದ್ದರು…..
Filmmaker Tharun Sudhir has expressed his condolence on Twitter and wrote, “One of the most talented anchor, a very humble n good hearted friend Chandhan is no more…May his soul rest in peace..#RIPChandan #Shocking #plsdrivecarefully. [sic]”
— Tharun Sudhir (@TharunSudhir) May 24, 2018
ಅಪ್ಪಟ ಕನ್ನಡ ನಿರೂಪಕರು ಮತ್ತು ಚಾಲೆಂಜಿಂಗ್ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಡಿಬಾಸ್ ಅಭಿನಯದ ಪೋರ್ಕಿ ಚಿತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ನಟಿಸಿದ್ದ ಚಂದನ್ ರವರು ಇಂದು ಬೆಳ್ಳಗ್ಗೆ ರಸ್ತೆ ಅಪಘಾತದಲ್ಲಿ ನಿಧನರಾಗಿದ್ದರೆ
ಮತ್ತೆ ಹುಟ್ಟಿ ಬನ್ನಿ#RIPChandan@dasadarshan @dinakar219 @Dcompany171 @DTEAM7999
ರಿಗಾರ್ಡ್ಸ್ : ತೂಗುದೀಪ ಗ್ರೂಪ್ಸ್ pic.twitter.com/kYNtGp5HES
— ತೂಗುದೀಪ ಗ್ರೂಪ್ಸ್ -™ (@thoogudeepateam) May 24, 2018
ಅಚ್ಚ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಸ್ವಚ್ಛ ಮನಸಿನ ನನ್ನ ಗೆಳೆಯ ಹಾಗು ನನ್ನ ಆತ್ಮೀಯ ನಿರೂಪಕ ಸ್ನೇಹಿತ ಚಂದನ್ ಇನ್ನಿಲ್ಲ . ದೇವರು ನಿನ್ನ ಆತ್ಮಕ್ಕೆ ಶಾಂತಿ ಕೊಡಲಿ ಗೆಳೆಯ . ನಿನ್ನ ಕುಟುಂಬದ ಕಾವಲಾಗಿ ನಾವಿರುತ್ತೇವೆ pic.twitter.com/XOwxgU6oHm
— Prem Nenapirali (@StylishstarPrem) May 24, 2018
— Duniya Vijay (@OfficialViji) May 24, 2018
Chandan was one of the most vouched for hosts on Kannada television. His ability to speak the language in its purest form had earned him many accolades from the south industry.