Comedy actor Pandu succumbs to COVID-19

Chennai: Popular actor Pandu, known for his roles as a comedian in numerous films, passed away during the early hours of Thursday.

He was 74.

Pandu and his wife Kumudha, who had tested positive for Covid-19 recently, were getting treatment at a private hospital in Chennai. His wife continues to be in the ICU.

Pandu is well known for his cameo role in Ajith Kumar-starrer 'Kadhal Kottai' and as a police officer in Vijay-starrer 'Gilli'. He was last seen in 'Indha Nilai Maarum', which had Ashwin Kumar, Ramkumar and Nivedhithaa Sathish in the lead roles.

Pandu was successfully running a company called Capital Letters and beautifully designed nameboards of many leading film personalities' residences and offices.

 

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