Tamil actor Sethuraman, who made his acting debut via 2013 romantic-comedy Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya, died due to a cardiac arrest in Chennai on Thursday night. He was 36. He had starred in three more Tamil films, namely Vaaliba Raja, Sakka Podu Podu Raja, and 50/50.
A dermatologist by profession, Sethuraman was working full-time at his Chennai-based skincare and cosmetology facility ‘Zi Clinic’.
Sudden demise of Sethuraman has sent shock waves across Tamil filmdom. Several celebrities took to Twitter to mourn his death.
Actor Sathish tweeted: “Sad news. Actor and Doctor Sethuraman passed away few hours ago due to cardiac arrest. My condolences to his family. RIP.”
Filmmaker Venkat Prabhu tweeted: “Gone very, very soon my friend! Just 36-year old getting a cardiac arrest. It’s not at all fair god! Not at all fair! My deepest condolences to the family.”
Actor Vivekh tweeted: “What an unassuming, lovable, decent, caring, pleasant person! How healthy looking doctor he was! My heartfelt deep condolences to his family and friends. If sudden demise is a fate, then I have nothing to say on it, but hate.”
Actor Khushbhu tweeted: “He is my dermatologist. He called 2 days back to know if everything was ok. Ever so smiling, soft spoken, very good doctor. More so a wonderful human being. His world revolved around his daughter. She would be with him at the clinic. Poor his wife. So young and unassuming.”
Filmmaker Lokesh Kanagaraj tweeted: “It’s terrible to hear about Dr. Sethuraman’s death. My deepest condolences to his family. May his soul Rest In Peace.”
Actor Santhanam, who worked with Sethuraman in his first film, tweeted: “Totally shocked and depressed about the demise of my dear friend Dr. .Sethu. May his soul rest in peace.”
Sethuraman is survived by his wife and daughter.