Tollywood comedian and character artiste Vijay Sai committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence on Monday morning. Family members said the actor was suffering from depression for the last several months due to marital problems and lack of opportunities in films.
Vijay at around 10am went inside his bedroom and hanged himself after bolting the door. After sometime when his mother and a friend knocked the door and made telephone calls, Vijay was not responding. When the door was forcefully opened he was found hanging.
Vijay got married to Telugu serial artiste Vanitha,has been staying away from Vijay from last one year. A case is also pending against Vijay in a local police station on this issue.
At around 9.30am, Vijay left a message – “Vijay no more” – on a WhatsApp group. When his friends enquired on the group about what happened, there was no response.
Vijay’s mother blamed his wife responsible for his death since she allegedly harassed him by maligning Vijay, took all the valuables away. This psychologically impacted Vijay, the family alleged.
From a long time, Vijay has not been getting opportunities to act in any movies and this also put pressure on him.