Sampath J Ram found dead near Bengaluru.
Sampath J Ram was found dead in Nelamangala on Sunday. The actor reportedly committed suicide due to lack of work.
Popular TV actor Sampath J Ram who has been a part of several successful shows like Agnisakshi and Sri Balaji Photo Studio passed away near Bengaluru’s Nelamangala on Saturday. The actor reportedly died by suicide owing to lack of work and lucrative opportunities in the Kannada entertainment industry.
The news was confirmed by Sampath’s friend and actor Rajesh Dhruva in a social media post. Dhruva penned in Kannada, “We don’t have the strength to bear your separation. So many films are to be made yet. So many fights are left to be fought. There is still a lot of time to make your dreams come true. We still have to see you on the big stage. Come back please.”
While other friends and family have yet to issue an official statement, several Kannada celebs poured their condolences for him and mourned his loss. Sampath J Ram is survived by his wife with whom he got married last year. The final rites will be taking place in Sampath’s hometown NR Pura.
Meanwhile, this is not the first time when a Kannada actor has taken his own life. In 2022, September, TV actor Mandya Ravi aka Ravi Prasad had reportedly died by suicide and he was rushed
to BGS Hospital, Bangalore. However, Ravi Prasad succumbed due to multiple organ failures. The actor died at the age of 42 and was survived by
his parents, wife, a son and two sisters.
Sampath J Ram’s last film Sri Balaji Photo Studio was a Rajesh Dhruva directorial and his performance had received praises from audience and critics alike.
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