Actor-comedian Kumarimuthu breathed his last here on Sunday at a private hospital. He was 77.
“He passed away on Sunday night at Kauvery hospital due to some age-related ailments,” a source close to the actor said.
Known for his comic roles, Kumarimuthu starred in nearly 50 films in his career spanning over three-decades.
He was best known for his signature laugh.
Some of his best films are Idhu Namma Aalu , Sahadevan Mahadevan , Oru Oorla Oru Rajakumari and Marumagan .
In his brief stint in politics, Kumarimuthu was a member of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).