Fri. Jun 14th, 2024

Tamil Actor Anandha Kannan Passes Away at 48 After Battling Cancer, Celebs Mourn

Chennai: Tamil Actor and Video Jockey Anandha Kannan, who was known for hosting popular shows, passed away here on Monday. He was 48. Anandha was reportedly suffering from rare bile-duct cancer. It’s a rare disease in which cancer cells form in the bile ducts. A network of tubes, called ducts, connects the liver, gallbladder, and small intestine. Director Venkat Prabhu shared the news through his Twitter account on Tuesday. He tweeted: “A great friend a great human is no more!! #RIPanandakannan my deepest condolences.”

Anandha started his career in Singapore before shifting to Chennai and working in a radio station. He eventually started hosting television shows and became a household name in Tamil showbiz.

Many celebrities took to social media to mourn the loss including actor RK Suresh, film personality Kaushik LM, RJ Keerthy amongst others.

Actor Senthilkumar tweeted, “#AnandhaKannan Bro Heart Breaking news we missed you!!! May your soul rest in peace! My deepest condolences to your family. The days were with you in my life so beautiful proud moment and good memories!!! I were in your timeline really big gift for me Bro! @anandha_kannan.”

Anandha Kannan started his career with a Singapore channel Vasantham TV before moving to Chennai where he worked with Sun Music as a video-jockey. He was seen as a guest appearance in Venkat Prabhu’s Saroja. Anandha Kannan later did a full-fledged role in science fiction Tamil film Adisaya Ulagam. He was also part of films Mullum Malarum.

May his soul rest in peace.

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