An actor, who mostly portrayed villain characters in a few Tamil movies and television serials, committed suicide in his house in Valasaravakkam. His decomposed body was found on Monday evening.

The police said Sekar alias Rocky (37) was found hanging inside his house on 1 Main Road, SVS Nagar. His neighbours alerted the police after a foul smell began emanating from the house. The Valasaravakkam police reached the spot and found the decomposed body. Sekar was dejected over his wife and children leaving him. Also, his career had deteriorated in recent months, the police said.

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