Who is Saranya Sasi? The renowned Malayalam actor passed away on August 9. She was battling cancer and died at a private hospital in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram leaving her fans shocked and heartbroken.
Here’s what you should know about Saranya Sasi
- She was 35 years old.
- Saranya debuted in the films with the 2006 action entertainer Chacko Randaaman. It starred Kalabhavan Mani and Mohini in lead roles.
- She also acted in films like Chotta Mumbai (2007), Thalappavu (2008) and Annamariya Kalippilanu (2016).
- She was also popular for her work in various Malayalam daily soaps.
- She was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2012, as per reports. Despite removing it with a surgery, it kept recurring. She had to undergo seven brain surgeries. It was the last one that left her partially paralyzed.
- She had contracted CCOVID-19 recently and that exacerbated her health condition.
- Actor Seema Nair is her close friend. She has been with her throughout the treatment. She also helped her out with the construction of a new house. Netizens have often lauded the duo for maintaining such a strong friendship.
- According to various reports, Sasi was grappling with financial issues during her final months. However, her industry friends and colleagues were kind enough to help her tide over the difficult time.
- Her death has set off shock waves in the industry.
- She was the sole breadwinner of the family. She used to manage the household expenses and the educational expenses of her younger siblings, a brother and a sister. Read more about her death here.
A lot of netizens took to Twitter to pay their condolences to the departed soul. One user wrote that she used to watch her in TV serials during her childhood and also praised her for fighting like a warrior all these years.
Om Shanti Saranya sasi😥😥
I watched you in many serials when I was a kid. I used to like you so much 💔
You fought like a warrior with Brain Tumor for so many years. May God bless your soul 🙏
CBI Y KWAN Paid RheaC Jaya https://t.co/UwLeqQ7N2e
— Varsha Pathiyampattu 🇮🇳 (@TherealVarsha) August 9, 2021
— Krsna (@madrid_krsh) August 9, 2021