Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay, who met with an accident on June 12, was declared brain dead on June 14. The 38-year-old actor had been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Apollo Hospital in Bengaluru, where he was being treated. The actor's family has decided to donate his organs in light of the irreversible brain damage. A statement from the Apollo Hospital in Bengaluru on June 14 evening declared the actor brain dead & said transplant procedures are to be followed soon. Actor Sudeep announced the news of Sanchari Vijay on social media on June 14. He tweeted, “Very, very disheartening to accept that Sanchari Vijay breathed his last.” Actor Danish Sait paid tribute to the late actor with these words, “Rest in peace sir, your contribution to cinema will live forever.” Sanchari Vijay stepped into the film industry with the film, in the year 2011. His filmography included Kannada movies like Dasavala, Harivu, Oggarane, Killing Veerappan, Varthamana and Sipaayi to name a few. He received massive praise for the film Naanu Avanalla Avalu, which fetched him a National Film Award.