Saranya Sasi was a Malayalam film and television actress. On 9 August 2021, she passed away due to complications after recovering from the COVID-19. In 2012, she was detected with a brain tumour, and she battled with it for almost ten years.
Sharanya KS Facebook- Saranya Sasi was born on Saturday, 15 March 1986 (age 35 years; at the time of death) in Kannur, Kerala. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. She did her schooling at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kerala. Later, she attended the University of Calicut, Kerala. Facebook- Saranya Sasi
Height (approx.): 5′ 3″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
She had one brother and one sister, Shreya Praveen. In the last few years before her demise, she used to live with her mother.
Husband & Children
She got engaged to the South Indian production associate Binu Xavier on 21 April 2014, and on 26 October 2014, the couple got married at Sree Narayana Seva Sabha Temple in Kochi. Later, they had a grand reception at Rotary Club Panambilly Nagar in Kochi, Kerala. Reportedly, when Sasi was detected with a brain tumour, her husband left her, and later, there were rumours that Binu and Sasi got divorced, and Binu got married to some girl. Malayalam Samayam
She debuted as an actor in the Malayalam TV serial ‘Sooryodayam’ aired on Doordarshan in 2006. She appeared in the Malayalam TV serials such as ‘Harichandanam’ (2010), ‘Avakashikal’ (2011), and ‘Kootukari’ (2014). In 2006, she debuted in the Malayalam film ‘Chacko Randaaman.’ Some of her other Malayalam films are ‘Chotta Mumbai’ (2007), ‘Thalappavu’ (2008), and ‘Annamariya Kalippilanu’ (2016).
In 2012, she was detected with a brain tumour and underwent almost 11 surgeries. She battled for almost a decade with cancer which resulted in the deterioration of her health. Later, she was tested positive for the COVID-19 in May 2021, and after she got recovered from it, she was diagnosed with pneumonia and other respiratory issues. She could not survive the illness, and on 9 August 2021, she passed away at a local hospital in Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala. The Indian Express The chief minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan shared his condolence on her demise through a Facebook post. He wrote,
Saranya’s battle with cancer without letting go of her self-confidence has generated inspiration and optimism for our society. When Kerala suffered monsoon-related damages, Saranya showed her social commitment and her care for other people by taking out money meant for her treatment and donating it to the CM relief fund. I join in the grief of her friends and family.”
- Her family and friends used to call her Sharu. Facebook- Saranya Sasi
- Due to her illness, she was facing huge financial losses, and at that time, her best friend Seema Nair helped her and supported her mentally and financially.
- Saranya Sasi was a religious person.
- Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, she created her YouTube channel with the name ‘CityLights – Sharanya’s Vlog’ in which she uploaded videos related to recipes and her personal life.
- She used to follow a non-vegetarian diet.