Vijay Raghavendra's Wife, Spandana's Love Story And Death At 45 Due To Cardiac Arrest In Bangkok

Here's all you need to know about the Kannada actor, Vijay Raghavendra's wife, Spandana, who passed away at 45 due to cardiac arrest.


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Vijay Raghavendra's Wife, Spandana's Love Story And Death At 45 Due To Cardiac Arrest In Bangkok

Vijay Raghavendra is one of the most popular actors in the Kannada film industry. Known by the nickname, ‘Chinnari Mutha’, Vijay has worked in both films and television. Apart from acting, he is also a renowned singer and has given so many hits in recent years. The handsome actor is married to Spandana and has a son named Shourya. However, on August 7, 2023, Vijay’s wife, Spandana passed away at the age of 45 due to cardiac arrest.

Kannada actor, Vijay Raghavendra’s wife, Spandana died due to cardiac arrest

The untimely demise of Spandana has turned her husband, Vijay Raghavendra and her son, Shaurya’s lives upside down. The tragic incident happened when Spandana was vacationing with her cousins in Bangkok. For the unversed, Vijay and Spandana were one of the most sought-after and stunning celebrity couples of Sandalwood.

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The heartbreaking news indeed broke a million hearts, who used to admire Vijay Raghavendra and Spandana for the way they were leading their marriage. However, there are still some facts that people should know about Spandana and her love story and marriage. So without further ado, let’s get started.

Vijay Raghavendra and Spandana’s love story

Once in a candid conversation with Ramesh on his show, Weekend, Vijay Raghavendra and his wife, Spandana opened up about their love story. The couple shared that their marriage was an arranged one. Throwing more light on the same, Vijay revealed that it was love at first sight for him.

The doting husband, Vijay Raghavendra mentioned that he met Spandana on a coffee meeting and fell in love with her. However, he couldn’t gather the courage to share his feelings with her.

However, after some time, they met once again on a coffee date, and this time he took the chance and proposed to her for marriage. Spandana accepted his proposal, and both of them went to their respective families and told them about their will to get married.

Vijay Raghavendra and Spandana’s marriage

Both families agreed, and it was on August 26, 2007, when Vijay Raghavendra and Spandana got married in a traditional wedding ceremony. After their marriage, Vijay and Spandana never missed a chance to drop cutesy pictures from their happy married life. Not only this, Spandana even started accompanying her husband to award functions and movie events. Slowly, they became one of the most-loved couples in Sandalwood.

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Vijay Raghavendra and Spandana’s son, Shourya

After some years of their marriage, it was in 2010 when Vijay Raghavendra and Spandana became parents for the first time after the latter gave birth to a baby boy. The couple was on cloud nine when they embraced parenthood and chose the name ‘Shourya’ for their son.

The Kannada actor, Vijay Raghavendra never skips a chance to steal some time from his hectic schedule to be with his son. Pictures of Shourya with his parents, Vijay and Spandana are all over social media, courtesy of the actor’s Instagram handle, which is filled with so many cutesy family pictures.

Vijay Raghavendra’s wife, Spandana is the reason why he won Bigg Boss Kannada season 1

When the makers of Bigg Boss Kannada approached Vijay Raghavendra for the show’s first season, the actor was quite sceptical about doing the show. At that time, when Vijay was reportedly on the verge of turning down the opportunity to be a part of Bigg Boss Kannada’s season 1, it was his wife, Spandana, who convinced him to participate in the reality show.

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Well, Vijay Raghavendra eventually won the first season of Bigg Boss Kannada, and it had helped him in gaining more projects from the film and television industries. There’s no denying the fact that it was Spandana, who deserves a lot of credit for Vijay’s win. Time and again, we have seen Vijay crediting his wife for always supporting him in his professional life.

Not a lot of people are aware of the fact that Spandana had also made a cameo in the film, Apoorva, and it had impressed a lot of people. Since her acting cameo in the film, people have been constantly requesting Spandana and Vijay Raghavendra to do a film together. Unfortunately, that dream is over with Spandana’s untimely death due to cardiac arrest.

Vijay Raghavendra’s wife, Spandana was the daughter of the former police officer, BK Shivaram

For the unversed, Spandana was the daughter of a retired police officer, BK Shivaram. Not only this, Spandana was also the niece of Congress MLC, B K Hariprasad. Talking about her family background, they hail from the Dakshina Kannada district. Spandana’s untimely demise on August 7, 2023, just weeks before her 16th wedding anniversary on August 26 is heartbreaking, and no words can ease such pain.

Well, we hope Vijay Raghavendra and his son, Shourya can cope with the biggest loss of their lives.

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