Kannada actor Sampath J Ram was found dead at his residence in Nelamangala near Bengaluru on Sunday. Sampath was a television actor best known for his role in the show Agnisakshi. As soon as the news came out, several reports claimed that he was in depression and had financial difficulties which led to suicide. However, his close friend and co-actor Rajesh Dhruva has now revealed that his suicide was basically ‘prank gone wrong’.
Sampath got married in August 2022 to his partner for twelve years. His wife is currently pregnant. Rajesh Dhruva claims that Sampath had an argument with his wife after which he played a prank on her during which he lost his life. Rajesh uploaded a video on Instagram in which he said, “The couple had a minor disagreement on the night of the incident and Sampath had attempted to hang himself as a ‘prank’ to threaten his wife. Unfortunately, he lost his life in the process.”
Dhruva also requested people not to spread rumors about Sampath J Ram’s death. Rajesh Dhruva and Sampath J Ram started their careers together in Agnisakshi in 2013. They recently worked together in the movie ‘Shri Balaji Photo Studio’.
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