Actor and VJ Ananda Kannan has passed away: Kannan, who was a popular face of the 90s, started his career in Singapore before moving to Chennai. The 48-year-old actor was known for his shows Sindubad and Savaal Singapore as well as his roles in Tamil films.
Filmmaker Venkat Prabhu, who has worked with him in Tamil film Saroja, confirmed the news of his death on Twitter. He shared a picture of the actor and wrote, “A great friend, a great human is no more! #RIPanandakannan my deepest condolences (sic).”
— venkat prabhu (@vp_offl) August 16, 2021
Actor turned politician Gayatri Raguramm tweeted, “So shocked about to hear about #Anandakannan.. sweet person. Gone too soon. My condolences to his family and friends. He smiled always and he made others laugh and smile. Om shanti.”
Actor Ashok Kumar said, “Dear Brother #Anandakannan You will always live with the positivity you exuded. Godbless U Rest in Peace in Godz Abode and spread smiles & positive vibes up there… Prayers for your family & close loved ones to be blessed with the strength to face this predicament (love) U Brother (sic).”
Fans too remembered him. A fan, tweeting an old picture of the actor, wrote, “This Man was Kind of awesome in My Childhood Can’t believe he is no more. #RIPSir I still remember as I used to wait & watch #Sindubadh in #SunTv every weekend. And a very comic #Anchor too… #RIPAnandhaKannan Thks for the memories! #Anandakannan May Ur Soul be blessed.”