On February 19 in Chennai, Mayilsamy actor and comedian who throughout the years had roles in a number of Tamil films, passed away. He was 57.
The actor began his film career in the 1980s and played a number of understated roles, including those in the films Apoorva Sagodharargal and Michael Madhana Kama Rajan, which starred Kamal Hassan. He began making brief appearances in comedy-related and supporting roles. He has directed a number of films, including 12 B, Poovellam Un Vasam, Parthale Paravasam, Whistle, and Ghilli. Some of his most enduring humorous performances were with the late actor and comedian Vivekh.
Their humorous single from the 2003 Tamil film Dhool is still popular today.
Also, he frequently took part in “Asathapovadhu Yaaru” on Sun TV as a judge. In the 1990s, Mayilsamy collaborated with Lakshman. One of the composers of the Lakshman-Shruthi music, on the audio cassettes “Sirippo Sirippu.” Mayilsamy was also well-known for his talent as a mimic.
Politicians and well-known figures offered their condolences and remembered his altruistic nature. The chief minister of Tamil Nadu, M.K. Stalin, recalled his impersonation skills and said that the television show “Comedy Time” was responsible for his notoriety and broad public acceptance.
The AIADMK’s interim general secretary Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Lok Sabha member Su. Thirunavukkarasar, the Tamil Maanila Congress’s president G.K. Vasan, the Patali Makkal Katchi’s president Anbumani Ramadoss, the AISMK’s president, actor Sarath Kumar, and the Amma Makkal Munnetra’s general secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran
He was taken to the hospital
On Sunday morning, he was taken to the hospital and later passed away. His body was send to his Saligramam home. Many people paid their respects all day.
Udhayanidhi Stalin, the minister for youth welfare and sports development, Nassar, the treasurer of the Nadigar Sangam, and actors Siddharth, Parthiban, Kovai Sarala, and Dhamu were among those who paid tribute to him at his home.