Malayalam actress Saranya Sasi passes away at 35 after battling cancer

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Actress Saranya Sasi passed away on August 9 in a private hospital in Trivandrum, Kerala. She was battling a brain tumour for the last 10 years. As per reports, she underwent 11 surgeries over the years. She was recently hospitalized due to Covid-19. Apparently, after recovering from Covid-19, she was again hospitalized due to low sodium levels in the blood and for pneumonia. For the unversed, she was diagnosed with cancer in the year 2012. During her treatment, when Sasi faced a financial crisis, her co-stars, friends, and well-wishers helped her financially.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan also condoled her death. He said that her courageous battle against cancer gave hope and inspiration to all. He revealed how she even contributed to the Kerala government’s flood relief fund from the money she saved for her treatment expenses.

For the unversed, the actress, who is best known for TV series, belonged from a small town named Pazhayangadi in Kannur district. She featured in several Malayalam television shows like Karuthamuthu and Harichandanam. She had shared screen space with Rini Raj, Darshana Das, Premi Viswanath, Kishore Satya and Sreelatha Namboothiri among others in Karuthamuthu.

Talking about her film journey, she co-starred with Mohanlal, Bhavana, Jagathy Sreekumar, Saikumar and Manikuttan in a 2007 film called Chotta Mumbai. She was also featured in Prithviraj’s 2008 film Thalappavu and Kalabhavan Mani’s 2006 movie Chacko Randaman among others. While she was shooting for the Malayalam TV series Chandamazha, her treatment for her brain tumour started again and her last surgery for the tumour took place this year in April.

May Sharanya Sasi’s soul rests in peace and we offer our heartfelt condolences to her family and friends.

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