Director Venkat Prabhu’s mother passes away! Home Latest News by Manigandan K R - 10/05/202110/05/2021 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.