Kollywood senior actor RSG Chelladurai died on Thursday evening, April 29 at his home in Chennai. He was 84. Chelladurai was reportedly found unconscious in the bathroom. As per the statement released, he died of cardiac arrest.
He was known for his supporting roles and made his mark through several performances. He had appeared in more than 100 films and was a part of films like Maari, Theri, Kaththi, Sivaji among others.
Chelladurai’s death came as a huge shock in the film industry. Many of his friends, co-stars and colleagues took to social media to pay their last respects.
Actor Arjunan took to twitter and wrote, “Had an opportunity to work with such a senior actor in #Tik Tik Tik.. RIP #Chelladurai thathaa..”
“I worked with him in a film. At the age of 80 he would walk faster and climb steps like an adult. He advised us to take care of our health during hectic shoot times. Such a strong and spirited actor. RIP Chelladurai Aiyya”, tweeted actor Rathna Kumar.
Actor Kathir tweeted, “Test in peace ayya”, while Balaji Mohan wrote, “RIP Chelladurai Ayya” on twitter.