After completing his education in Bangalore, he worked as an assistant director under his uncle Arjun Sarja for more than 4 years. He is a grandson of veteran actor Shakti Prasad and brother of Dhruva Sarja.
He marked his debut with the movie ‘Vayuputra’ in 2009. He featured in films like ‘Chirru’, ‘Chandralekha’, ‘Aatagara’, ‘Bharjari’, ‘Seizer’, ‘Amma I Love You’, ‘Sinnga’, ‘Shivarjuna’ and other movies. Currently, he was working on his upcoming films ‘Rajamarthanda’, ‘April’, ‘Ranam’, and ‘Kshatreya’.
Chiranjeevi Sarja shared a good rapport with all the stars in the Kannada film industry. As soon as the news of his demise surfaced, Kannada stars took to their social media handles to mourn the loss. Here’s what they shared:
Shocking to know @chirusarja is no more. RIP
— Puneeth Rajkumar (@PuneethRajkumar) 1591529412000
ನಂಬಲಾಗುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲಾ..ಹೇಳಲಾಗದ ನೋವು..ಏನಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ ನನ್ನ ಚಿತ್ರರಂಗಕ್ಕೆ..ಅನ್ಯರ ಸಂತೋಷಕ್ಕೆ ನಟಿಸಿ ಬದುಕುವ ಜನ್ಮ ಕಲಾಬದುಕು..ಯಾವ ತಪ್ಪಿ… https://t.co/EtdNfBR8pT
— ನವರಸನಾಯಕ ಜಗ್ಗೇಶ್ (@Jaggesh2) 1591529263000
ಚಿರು ಅಕಾಲಿಕ ಮರಣದಿಂದ ಮನಸ್ಸಿಗೆ ತುಂಬಾ ಘಾಸಿಯಾಗಿದೆ. ವಿಧಿ ನಿಜವಾಗಿಯೂ ತುಂಬಾ ಕ್ರೂರ. ಈ ನೋವನ್ನು ತಡೆದುಕೊಳ್ಳುವ ಶಕ್ತಿ ದೇವರು ಮೇಘನ… https://t.co/NHvFckx1Tk
— Darshan Thoogudeepa (@dasadarshan) 1591530587000
Extremely sad to hear the demise of talented actor Chiranjeevi Sarja, a dear friend who was very close to our famil… https://t.co/hYvRgUgZQg
— Sumalatha Ambareesh ಸುಮಲತಾ ಅಂಬರೀಶ್ (@sumalathaA) 1591528996000
Deeply saddened and shocked to hear the passing away of #ChiranjeeviSarja. A young talent gone too soon. Condolence… https://t.co/qM0APOvjBa
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) 1591530775000
Absolutely shocked by the untimely demise of #ChiranjeeviSarja Great talent, fine human being. Gone too young, you will be missed.
— Danish Sait (@DanishSait) 1591531177000
Why… God???? Why?? CANNOT BELIEVE THAT CHIRU IS NO MORE. RIP CHIRU https://t.co/xUt9rMl9uH
— Pavan Wadeyar (@PavanWadeyar) 1591528750000
Chiranjeevi Sarja…RIP Well known actor of our sandalwood industry. We have lost him today…. Se… https://t.co/sSZjOFcW8x
— Swetha Changappa (@SwethaChangappa) 1591528535000
Shocked at the sudden demise of Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja. He’s just 39 years old. My condolences to the Sarj… https://t.co/SSvlMLBZDB
— Allu Sirish (@AlluSirish) 1591531869000
Absolutely shocked to hear this devastating news. My heartfelt prayers and condolences. Huge loss to all of us … https://t.co/8vgKCa3Opm
— Rishi (@Rishi_vorginal) 1591530101000