Kannada actor Yash is on cloud nine especially after career graph on an upward swing, thanks to his recent release. One side, Yash is riding high on the success of his recent outing KGF which mint Rs 200 Crores at the worldwide box office. However, it appears Yash is facing hiccups in his personal life. Last week, IT sleuths raided his house suspecting about black money operations. Few other prominent actors in Sandalwood like Sudeep, Shivarajkumar, Puneeth Rajkumar and producer Rockline Venkatesh were also targeted in the raids.

Yash recently rang in his birthday outside his hometown. Yash would follow the practice of coming out of the house every birthday to greet his fans like Salman and SRK. But this year, he couldn't make it due to his unavailability.

Yash had decided not to celebrate his 33rd birthday as a mark of respect to veteran Kannada actor Ambreesh who passed away. One of Yash's die-hard fans who was disappointed over the fact that Yash didn't step out of the house set himself on fire right outside his house. This incident came as big a shock to actor Yash.

According to sources, the man was identified as Ravi, who hailed from Dasarahalli. When doctors were dressing his wounds, Ravi had been asking the doctors whether Yash would come to see him. He is believed to have asked about Yash before breathing his last. Yash has a crazy fan following but it is a big loss to the fan's his family.

Yash who learned about the incident paid a visit to the hospital and addresses the media where he issued a huge warning to his fans. "Last year, Ravi clicked many selfies with me. I'm sorry to say this but this is not fandon and I don't believe he can be a fan. I request and urge everyone not to take such drastic steps. This is very disappointing to me."Hero worship should be in limits.

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