Manimegalai Gangai Amaran, the wife of well known music director Gangai Amaran, and the mother of director Venkat Prabhu and actor Premgi Amaran, passed away last night at a city hospital.
She was 69.
She passed away on a day the world was celebrating as Mothers’ Day.
Sources close to the director say that Manimegalai was undergoing treatment at a private hospital for health issues. She had been undergoing treatment for almost a week.
She passed away at around 11.10 pm last night.
Several people from the Tamil film industry have been expressing their condolences to music director Gangai Amaran and his family.