Veteran Tamil Actor Srikanth Passes Away. Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan Offer Condolence
Veteran Tamil actor Srikanth, who made his debut along with the late J Jayalalithaa passes away
Veteran Tamil Actor Srikanth passed away in Chennai on October 12. The cause for his death is reported as old age. The actor marked his debut in the film industry alongside the late J Jayalalithaa in the 1965 classic Vennira Adai. He was known for his ability to deliver versatile roles throughout his career spanning over four decades.
Actor Srikanth has shared screen space with biggies such as Sivaji Ganesan, R Muthuraman, Sivakumar and Kamal Haasan among others. He is known for his films such as Bama Vijayam, Poova Thalaiya and Ethir Neechal.
The artists association, Nadigar Sangam, took to their Twitter to share the sad news. Check out their tweet here:
— NadigarSangam PrNews (@NadigarsangamP) October 12, 2021
As soon as the news broke, the Tamil film fraternity took to social media to pay a tribute to the late actor. Superstar Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan and many more consoled his demise.
Check out the tweets here:
Rajinikanth tweeted,” The demise of my dear friend Mr. Srikanth makes me very sad. May his soul rest in peace.” The late Srikanth played the role of an anti-hero in Bhairavi, Rajinikanth’s first flick as a hero.
என்னுடைய அருமை நண்பர் திரு ஸ்ரீகாந்த் அவர்கள் மறைவு எனக்கு மிகவும் வருத்தமளிக்கிறது. அவருடைய ஆத்மா சாந்தியடையட்டும்.
— Rajinikanth (@rajinikanth) October 12, 2021
Actor Kamal Haasan also took to social media as he remembered Srikanth as an all-around performer as the protagonist, villain and character.
கதாநாயகன், வில்லன், குணச்சித்திரப் பாத்திரங்கள் என ஆல்ரவுண்ட் நடிப்புக் கலைஞராகத் திகழ்ந்த ஸ்ரீகாந்த், தீவிரமான இலக்கிய வாசகராகவும் ஜெயகாந்தனின் ஆப்த சிநேகிதராகவும் இருந்தார். இன்று தன் இயக்கங்களை நிறுத்திக்கொண்டார். இதய கனத்தோடு வழியனுப்பிவைப்போம்.
— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) October 13, 2021
Actor Karthi tweeted,
— Actor Karthi (@Karthi_Offl) October 13, 2021
May his soul rest in peace.