Tamil TV Actor Sai Prashanth Dies, Allegedly Drank Poison

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Tamil TV Actor Sai Prashanth Dies, Allegedly Drank Poison
Chennai: 

Highlights

  1. Reason for Tamil TV actor Sai Prashanth alleged suicide still unclear
  2. Prashanth's body taken for post-mortem, investigation under way
  3. Prashanth was known for his work in 'Annamalai', 'Selvi' and 'Arasi'
Popular Tamil television actor Sai Prashanth has allegedly committed suicide at his residence in Chennai on Sunday, police said.

According to the police, Mr Prashanth allegedly mixed poison in his drink.

"The reason behind the suicide is not clear. We think it could be loneliness," a police official told news agency IANS.

Mr Prashanth's body has been taken to Kilpauk Medical College for post-mortem.

After divorcing his first wife, Mr 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'.

Mr Prashanth started off his career as a video jockey and hosted the popular show, 'Dil Dil Manadhil'.

An investigation is currently under way. More details awaited.
 

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