Kumarimuthu passes awayPublished: February 29, 2016
Veteran comedy artiste Kumarimuthu, who carved a niche for himself among audience with his unique style of comical laugh, breathed his last in Chennai late on Sunday.
According to sources, the 77-year-old was suffering from health ailments and was admitted to a private hospital at Alwarpet in the city recently.
Kumarimuth was a member of the DMK and was expected to campaign for the party for Assembly elections. His sudden death has shocked both industry and DMK circles.
His body has been kept at his residence in Nandanam for homage. Many industry personalities have expressed shock over his death and offered condolence.
Some of the popular movies of Kumarimuthu included Kai Kodukkum Kai, Oomai Vizhigal, Aruvadai Naal, Manasukkul Mathapoo and Idhu Namma Aalu. He was last seen in Vijay starrer Villu.