Famous Tamil film actor and Padma Sri awardee Vivek passed away in Chennai this morning. He was admitted at a private hospital yesterday following a massive heart attack. He was 60 years old.
An incredible comedian, Vivek had entertained people of Tamil Nadu for over three decades through his 200 plus films.
A disciple of former President Abdul Kalam, Vivek was involved in afforestation and other social welfare activities.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the demise of noted actor Vivek. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, his comic timing and intelligent dialogues entertained people. Prime Minister said, both in his films and his life, his concern for the environment and society shone through.