Bengaluru:  A well known writer posted Telugu Megastar Chiranjeevi’s photo while condoling the sudden demise of young Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja on Sunday (June 7).

Shobhaa De tweeted a condolence message after the death of Chiranjeevi Sarja, the nephew of actor Arjun Sarja. The writer posted Telugu film star Chiranjeevi’s picture leaving netizens furious. She deleted the post but fans had already taken a screenshot of her faux pas.

Some asked her to do a Google search henceforth while referring to South Indian personalities. She was trolled.

Chiranjeevi Sarja died at a private hospital in Bengaluru following a cardiac arrest on Sunday.

The 39-year-old had complained of chest pain on Saturday night and was asked to come for a check-up, and on Sunday morning, hours after his admission, he passed away leaving the Kannada film industry shocked.

In 2018, the actor married actress Meghana Raj. The actress is said to be four months pregnant.

Chiranjeevi Sarja had acted in 22 films and his breakthrough performance came  in the Kiccha Sudeep starrer Varadhanayaka in 2013.