Popular Tamil actor-comedian Pandu, who starred in several comedic roles, has passed away. He breathed his last on Thursday in Chennai in a private hospital due to COVID-19. He was 74 years old.
As per reports, Pandu was undergoing treatment in a hospital after he tested positive for coronavirus. His wife, Kumdha, who also tested positive, is currently being treated in the same hospital’s ICU.
Better to switch off from all social media for sometime. Very shocking to read this morning news. #RIPPandu sir, one of the finest human beings & actors.
Going to be on home quarantine for some days. Be safe at home friends. Take care. Very challenging days ahead pic.twitter.com/yAvNwmjRms
— Dr. Dhananjayan G (@Dhananjayang) May 6, 2021
When actors like Goundamani Uncle and Senthil sir were ruling the 90’s, he held his own with his unique style,expressions and dialogue delivery. Rest in Peace Pandu sir. You will be missed! #RipPandu pic.twitter.com/uQvvoys990
— Sibi Sathyaraj (@Sibi_Sathyaraj) May 6, 2021
Tributes have been pouring in for the actor who was handpicked by MGR to design the party symbol and flag for AIADMK. Producer Dhananjayan and Sibi Sathyaraj paid tributes to Pandu.
The actor’s first notable role was in 1981 Tamil film Karaiyellam Shenbagapoo. Since then, he has starred in several films including some popular ones such as Chinna Thambi, Kadhal Kottai and Badri among others.