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Actor Vivekh (1961 - 2021): Of laughter, satire and social responsibility

Actor Vivekh's brand of comedy appealed to people across demographics and age groups  

Actor Vivekh died on April 17, after suffering a massive cardiac arrest the previous day. He was 59. The comedian’s untimely demise has been deeply mourned by the Tamil film fraternity, his family and legions of fans. He was a rare actor who practised what he preached through comedy and lived his life based on those beliefs.

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The Hindu pays tribute to one of the most iconic Tamil film comedians from the last three decades, and his everlasting legacy.

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