On Friday, film director-actor Marimuthu passed away in Chennai. He is remembered for his role in blockbusters like “Pariyerum Perumal” and Rajnikanth’s “Jailer.” He suffered a heart attack while dubbing his voice for a television serial. Further, he was rushed to a private hospital in Vadapani. Upon reaching, he was declared dead. Continue reading to learn more about the director-actor.
Who Was Marimuthu?
Marimuthu was a 57-year-old actor. He hailed from Varusanadu in the Theni district. He used to live with his wife, Bhagyalakshmi, son Akilan, and daughter Ishwarya. Moreover, the director had a long association with the film industry. But he spent most of his time behind the camera. He was the director of many famous movies in the South. Namely, Kannum Kannum, Pulivaal, and many more. Earlier, he worked as an assistant director with Mani Ratnam, Seeman, Vasanth, and S J Suriya. Moreover, he assisted Rajkiran in making “Aranmanaikili” and “Ellaame En Rasaadhan.”
However, he suffered a cardiac arrest on 8 September 2023. Further, Marimuthu reportedly fell uneasy while dubbing for a Tamil TV serial and was rushed to a hospital. He was a well-known personality and was seen in various movies and telefilms.
Industry And Family’s Reaction
After the news of death came out, prayers and condolences started to pour in from the Tamil film industry. A well-known actor, Prasanna penned an X note,
“Deeply shattered to know the passing away of director G Marimuthu. We did #KannumKannum and #Pulivaal together. We had a brother-like bond. We agreed to disagree on many. His life wasn’t easy at all. As an actor, finally, he was doing very well. He should’ve been there for a while longer. Sad. Rip.”
Deeply shattered to know the passing away of director G Marimuthu. We did #KannumKannum and #Pulivaal together. We had a brothers like bond. We agreed to disagree on many. His life wasn’t easy at all. As an actor finally he was doing very well. He shud’ve been there for a while… pic.twitter.com/KewaK2Gzxk
— Prasanna (@Prasanna_actor) September 8, 2023
In conclusion, the actor was a great asset to the South film industry. His contribution to the industry and legacy will always be remembered and cherished by his fans and family. This is a tough situation for his family and friends. May the almighty give the family the strength to tackle the unexpected and sudden loss of their loved One. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Moreover, do you think cardiac issues are becoming a major threat? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. Stay tuned for further updates.