Well known actor and comedian Nellai Siva passed away due to cardiac arrest today.
He was 60.
The actor, who passed away in his native home town of Panangudi in Tirunelveli at around 6 pm this evening, is a bachelor who has acted in several Tamil films and television serials including the popular Vijay TV serial Pandian Stores.
The last rites of the actor are to be performed in his native village of Panangudi by his nephews (brother’s sons) tomorrow.
The news has rattled several people in the Tamil film and television industries, with many of them expressing their condolences.