Dinesh Akula | Published On: Sep, 8, 2023 | 12:30 PM
In a tragic turn of events, the Tamil film industry is mourning the loss of one of its prominent figures, G Marimuthu. The seasoned actor and director, who was recently seen in the blockbuster movie “Jailer” alongside superstar Rajinikanth, succumbed to a heart attack. His sudden demise at the age of 57 has left fans and industry insiders in shock.
The news of his passing was confirmed by noted film trade analyst and industry insider, Ramesh Bala, through a post on X (formerly known as Twitter) this Friday. Marimuthu had carved a niche for himself not only as an actor but also as a director, having worked with stalwarts like filmmaker Mani Ratnam in the capacity of an assistant director.
Marimuthu’s journey in the entertainment industry was marked by significant contributions both in front of and behind the camera. He was renowned for his role in the popular Tamil television series “Ethirneechal”, which showcased his versatility as an actor. His untimely death is indeed a significant loss to the Tamil film industry, which revered him for his dedication and craftsmanship.
As the industry comes to terms with this loss, tributes are pouring in from all quarters, highlighting Marimuthu’s substantial impact and the void his passing has created. His legacy is expected to live on through the memorable roles he portrayed and the notable contributions he made behind the scenes.
SHOCKING : Popular Tamil Character Actor #Marimuthu passed away this morning due to cardiac arrest..
Recently, he developed a huge fan following for his TV Serial dialogues..
May his soul RIP! pic.twitter.com/fbHlhSesIy
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) September 8, 2023