Achyutananda Sahu who was based in Delhi began working for DD News since 2013. Just hours before his death, The Cameraman spoke to his wife Himanchali (24) whom he married in February 2017. He had purchased a Canon camera worth Rs 60,000 two days before landing in Chhattisgarh.
Sahu told his Colleague that Maoists wouldn't attack them upon watching the camera they were carrying. However, The judgement has gone terribly wrong as the Naxals opened fire on the vehicle upon surrounding them all the corners. The Cameraman shot a selfie video prior to his death to convey his love for his Mother and even told he mayn't survive any longer due to the injuries.