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Tamil actor Nellai Siva dies at 69

Nellai Siva passed away on Tuesday evening in Tirunelveli following a heart attack. He was 69.

Nellai SivaNellai Siva was 69. (Photo: Nadigar Sangam)

Tamil actor Nellai Siva, who entertained fans for over 35 years with his comic performances, has died. He was 69. Siva passed away on Tuesday evening in his home town Panakudi in Tirunelveli following a heart attack. He was not married.

Nellai Siva made his silver screen debut in 1985 with the Pandiarajan directorial Aan Paavam. He went on to star in films like Vetri Kodi Kattu, Mahaprabhu, Vetri Kodi Kattu, Kannum Kannum, Saamy, Anbe Sivam, Thirupaachi and Kireedam, among others. His work with fellow comedian Vadivelu was quite noteworthy.

Besides movies, Siva also acted in popular TV shows Pandiyan Stores and Mama Mapillai. Nellai Siva was last seen in Trisha-starrer Paramapadham Vilayattu, which released on Disney Plus Hotstar in April.

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First published on: 11-05-2021 at 08:19:25 pm
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