Popular comedian Sivanarayana Murthy dead


Popular comedian of Tamil films T Sivanarayana Murthy passed away due to age-related illness, a source close to his family said on Thursday.

He was 67. He is survived by wife, two sons and a daughter.

“The actor, who rubbed shoulders with several famous stars like Vadivelu, Santhanam and late Vivek, and entertained the audience in a humourous way, died on Wednesday night. His last rites were performed at his native Pattukottai today,” said a source in the Tamil film industry.

Sivanarayana Murthy had worked with famous actors like Rajanikanth and Vijay, too. He shot to fame through his debut film: Poonthottam, directed by Visu.


He has to his credit over 200 films through which he tickled the funny bones of the audience.

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