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The Hindu has always stood for journalism that is in the public interest. File photo of veteran Tamil actor, script writer and director Vinu Chakravarthy who passed away after a prolonged illness on Thursday. Your Reason has been Reported to the admin. Mr. Vinu Chakravarthy had appeared in … Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. Veteran Tamil actor Vinu Chakravarthy who introduced Silk Smitha is no more. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda. This will alert our moderators to take action. Plot. He was last seen on screen in the Tamil movie Vaayai Moodi Pesavum which was directed by Balaji Mohan. Your support for our journalism is invaluable. His contribution to the Tamil Cinema is incomparable. It has helped us keep apace with events and happenings. The actor had also been a notable feature in several films of actor Rajinikanth including Guru Sishyan, Raajathi Raja and Annamalai. Noted Tamil actor Vinu Chakravarthy passes away at the age of 72. RIP Vinu Chakravarthi... my condolences to the family. He had an inimitable voice & presence pic.twitter.com/TOeNQfAw2w. Vijayalakshmi Vadlapatla (2 December 1960 – 23 September 1996), better known by her stage name Silk Smitha, was an Indian film actress who worked predominantly in South Indian films. He is survived by his wife and two children. Vinu Chakravarthy; Probably one of the best actors, Vinu Chakravarthy is well-known for his versatile acting skills. Superstar Rajinikanth also tweeted about the actor's death. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. He also acted in Telugu, Badaga, Malayalam and Kannada movies for many years. You have reached your limit for free articles this month. Mr. Vinu Chakravarthy had appeared in over 1,000 films across the four south Indian languages. Mr Chakravarthy died after battling three-year-long health-related issues, news agency IANS reports. Actor Vinu Chakravarthy (74), who has also written and directed films, died on Thursday. He was 72. RIP #Vinuchakravarthy My heartfelt condolences to the family. Subscribe to Morning Filter & Evening Wrap newsletter, Watch | Cyclone Nivar: scenes from across Tamil Nadu, Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu’s dilemma — To reopen schools or not. We also reiterate here the promise that our team of reporters, copy editors, fact-checkers, designers, and photographers will deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda. Tomorrow is different. For reprint rights: I would love to play Silk Smitha on screen: Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Silk Smitha's story was of brutal economics and sexual politics of the southern film industry, Inciting hatred against a certain community, Know how social media helps to grow sales. As a subscriber, you are not only a beneficiary of our work but also its enabler. Printable version | Nov 28, 2020 2:50:16 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/vinu-chakravarthy-is-no-more/article18261470.ece, DMK youth wing leader was about to begin poll campaign in Thirukuvalai. Shanmugam (Sarath Kumar) is the grandson of the rich landlord Kulasekaran (Vinu Chakravarthy).Upon his parents' early death, Kulasekaran transfers all his wealth to Shanmugam and passes away. Choose your reason below and click on the Report button. Actor Vinu Chakravarthy (74), who has also written and directed films, died on Thursday. He passed away today," Chakravarthy's grandson V Adi Shankar told PTI. Shanmugam is raised by his paternal aunt Lakshmi ().However, Lakshmi's husband is greedy about money and tries to kill Shanmugam.To save Shanmugam from her cruel husband, … It’s a support for truth and fairness in journalism. How a machine learning model collects data without compromising privacy? New on Netflix this week: ‘Mank’, ‘Bhaag Beanie Bhaag’ and more, Christopher Nolan’s Tenet is my second Cinderella moment: Dimple Kapadia, Cher to visit Pakistan to help ‘world’s loneliest elephant’, Protesters enter field during India-Australia ODI at SCG, ‘Paava Kadhaigal’ teaser: Netflix anthology to release on December 18, Wait-listed SC medical aspirant takes up job in catering service in Pollachi, 2 staff suspended after video of dog licking blood from girl’s body at U.P. May his soul RIP. "RIP Vinu Chakravarthy. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. He is survived by his wife and two children. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. govt. He was also seen in a prominent role in Muni, the 2007 horror-comedy film directed by Raghava Lawrence. This video is unavailable. At this difficult time, it becomes even more important that we have access to information that has a bearing on our health and well-being, our lives, and livelihoods. He was 71 and is survived by his wife, son and a daughter. To summarize his glory in the Tamil world, he performed in more than 1000 films. Subscribe to The Hindu now and get unlimited access. Chakravarthy's son is expected to arrive from London tomorrow and the funeral is likely to take place in the evening, family sources said. Watch Queue Queue.