Police is not clear about the reason for the death.

Tamil television actor Sai Prashanth found dead at his residence in ChennaiImage: Actor Sai Prashanth/ Twitter.com
news Monday, March 14, 2016 - 08:55

Tamil television artiste and film actor S Sai Prashanth was found dead at his residence in Valasarawakkam on Sunday.

Police sources told The New Indian Express that they are suspecting suicide and poison was the cause of his death. Police is not clear about the reason for the death. They are speculating depression.

Sai Prashanth had divorced his first wife three months ago and had re-married.

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He is the only child to his parents. Prashant’s parents left their home in Hosur on Sunday night immediately after they got the information. Sai Prashant’s mother Lalithaa S Subash is a former vice-president of BJP unit in Tamil Nadu state. She is also a member of the Censor Board.

He was part of some Tamil films and various Television shows like Thegidi, Vadacurry and Mundhinam Paartheney. He began his career by being a video jockey on Sun Music then he moved to doing lead roles on Television, most of the times he play negative roles. He has also participated in TV reality dance shows like Maanada Mayilada and Jodi Number One and also hosted a show called Dhil Dhil Manadhil.

However, his death has made the Nadigar Sangam to think about hiring a counsellor who can help artistes with the problems they face on a daily basis in the industry. 

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