Legendary director-writer-actor Visu passes away

Legendary director-writer-actor Visu passes away today in Chennai.

Legendary director-writer-actor Visu passes away
Legendary director-writer-actor Visu passes away.

Veteran Tamil actor and director Visu passed away at his Chennai residence at around 5:30pm today at the age of 74. He was admitted in a private hospital in Chennai due to age related health issues.

He is a wonderful writer, fantastic director, unique actor, orator touched families with his connectable sentiments & witty dialogues! His films make sense even today.

Actor Visu sir was a trend setter in family drama genre with some wonderful films to his credit. He ruled for a decade with his films.

For 90s kids Visu's Aratai Arangam is an unmissable TV show in Sun Tv. His satirical take on family issues was quite popular in films like Samsaram Athu Minsaram, ManalKayiru. Simla Special and Netrikann are some of his memorable films as a writer.

Samsaram Adhu Minsaram was the first Tamil film to win the National Award for 'Best Popular film providing wholesome entertainment.'

Celebs like Vignesh Shivan, Karthi, Allari Naresh, Mohan Raja and others took Twitter to mourn the death of actor Visu:

Vignesh Shivan posted: This legend has left us ! A wonderful writer , fantastic director , unique actor , orator touched families with his connectable sentiments & witty dialogues! His films make sense even today ! Heartfelt Condolences to #visu sir’s family & friends! #RIPVisu sir #Legend #Genius

Actor Karthi posted: Deepest condolences on the demise of legendary #Visu sir. He’ll always be remembered for his classic films / talk shows & the family values for which he stood by. As a strong administrator & a guiding force in many assn. his absence creates a huge void. We will miss you sir.

Allari Naresh posted: A legend. One of my all time favourites . Just when we thought it can’t get worse, RIP Visu garu.  #Visu

Mohan Raja posted: #Visu sir, the legend  Folded hands You Will be always in my thoughts for creating the everlasting, ever inspiring #samsaramadhuminsaram May your soul Rest In Peace sir

Thank you for the evergreen movies! RIP Visu Sir.