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Actor Dhandapani passes away

Actor Dhandapani, who shot to fame with his villainous role in 2004 Tamil film "Kaadhal", died here today of a cardiac arrest.

By: Press Trust of India | Chennai |
July 20, 2014 2:47:36 pm
71-year-old Dhandapani complained of uneasiness. 71-year-old Dhandapani complained of uneasiness.

Actor Dhandapani, who shot to fame with his villainous role in 2004 Tamil film “Kaadhal”, died here today of a cardiac arrest.

71-year-old Dhandapani complained of uneasiness and was taken to a private hospital here where he breathed his last, his media manager Mounam Ravi said in a press release here.

Dhandapani had acted in over 160 films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada languages.

He was even shooting for actor-politician R Sarath Kumar’s next flick “Sandamarutham” yesterday, the release said.
Various film personalities representing the South Indian Film Chamber including its President Sarath Kumar, Director A Venkatesh, Samuthrakani paid their last respects.

The cremation is expected to take place in Dindigul, Dhandapani’s home town. He is survived by three sons and one daughter, the release said.

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