Chennai mourns the loss of a talented actor and filmmaker as G Marimuthu, a well-known figure in Tamil cinema, passed away on Friday due to a cardiac arrest. The South Indian Artists Association confirmed the tragic news, leaving the industry and his fans in shock and sorrow.
G Marimuthu, aged 57, reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest in Chennai. The actor was in the midst of dubbing for a Tamil TV serial when he suddenly fell unwell. He was immediately rushed to a private hospital, but despite medical efforts, he could not be revived.
A Multi-Talented Artist
Marimuthu had a multifaceted career in the world of cinema. He was not only an accomplished actor but also ventured into filmmaking. He directed two notable films, “Kannum Kannum” and “Pulivaal,” both of which featured the acclaimed actor Prasanna in lead roles.
Tributes Pour In
The news of G Marimuthu’s untimely demise sent shockwaves through the Tamil film industry and beyond. Many actors, colleagues, and friends expressed their condolences and shared fond memories of the late actor-director.
Actor Prasanna, who had worked closely with Marimuthu, mourned his passing and spoke of their strong bond. Prasanna said, “Deeply shattered to know the passing away of director G Marimuthu. We did #KannumKannum and #Pulivaal together. We had a brothers-like bond. We agreed to disagree on many. His life wasn’t easy at all. As an actor, finally, he was doing very well. He should’ve been there for a while longer. Sad. Rip.”
Marimuthu had transitioned into acting in recent years and appeared in several films and television serials, earning recognition for his diverse roles.
Industry Pays Homage
Sun Pictures, along with actors Radhikaa Sarathkumar, M Sasikumar, Arun Vijay, and many others, joined in offering their condolences. Marimuthu’s contribution to the Tamil entertainment industry was acknowledged, and his loss is deeply felt by his colleagues and fans alike.
G Marimuthu’s legacy as a versatile artist and filmmaker will be remembered, and his sudden departure leaves a void in the world of Tamil cinema.
Sources By Agencies