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Tamil actor Srikanth passes away at 82, Rajnikanth mourns his demise

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On Tuesday, veteran Tamil actor Srikanth, who made his debut along with the late J Jayalalithaa in the 1965 classic Vennira Adai passed away at the age of 82. The actor dies due to old age as said by the sources.

Tamil actor Srikanth passes away at 82, Rajnikanth mourns his demise

“#RIPSrikanth !!,” said the official Twitter handle of Nadigar Sangam, the artists association.

Superstar Rajinikanth mourned Srikanth’s demise. He tweeted, “I am deeply saddened by the demise of my dear friend Srikanth. May his soul rest in peace.”

In his 40 years of career, Srikanth has played many roles as hero and villain. The actor was known for his many supporting roles in films starring top stars of Tamil cinema, including the late Sivaji Ganesan, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan.

His popular roles include that of the rebellious son of a strict police officer, played by Ganesan, in the 1974 super hit Thanga Pathakkam, (The Gold Medal). He also played the anti-hero in Bhairavi, Rajinikanth’s first flick as a hero.


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