Actor, director and producer Huchcha Venkat has allegedly tried to commit suicide by drinking phenyl at his farm house on Sunday. He is now recuperating at a private hospital.
Huchcha Venkat, known for his eccentricity and craziness on screen, has tried to commit suicide following rejection of his love by a girl’s family. Venkat was part of a reality show “Super Jodi”. There, the actor had fallen in love with a co-contestant Rachana on the show, a small time actress.
Venkat, also known famously as the “Ban Star”, professed his love to the actress and went ahead to marry her. The actress’ parents then intervened and rejected the marriage proposal which led Huchcha Venkat to commit suicide, confirm our sources.
Reacting to the incident, Rachana has said that she was never in love with Huchcha Venkat. She agreed to team up with Huchcha Venkat for the reality show Super Jodi 2 only because of the respect he shows towards women.
Venkataram Laxman aka Huccha Venkat is known as ‘Firing Star’ in Kannada film industry. He made his debut with 2005 film ‘Mental Manja’. He married his live-in girlfriend Reshma, whom he met while working on ‘Swathanthra Palya’. Huccha Venkat married Reshma in 2006, but separated in 2010.