Tamil actor and dermatologist Dr. Sethuraman passed away due to cardiac arrest at his residence in Chennai on March 26 (Thursday). The actor was best known for his role in 2013’s movie Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya. He was only 36 when he succumbed to the stroke. He had starred in three more Tamil films, namely Vaaliba Raja, Sakka Podu Podu Raja, and 50/50.
After the success of Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya, Sethuraman appeared in three more Tamil films –Vaaliba Raja in 2016, Sakka Podu Podu Raja in 2017 and 50/50 in 2019. He also appeared in a TV show.
Sethuraman was working as a full-time dermatologist at his clinic in Chennai called ‘Zi Clinic’ that provides skin and cosmetology-related services.
The sudden demise of Sethuraman has sent shock waves across Tamil Filmmaker Venkat Prabhu tweeted: “Gone very, very soon, my friend! Just 36-year old getting a cardiac arrest. It’s not at all fair, god! Not at all fair! My deepest condolences to the family.” Actor Sathish tweeted: “Sad news. Actor and Doctor Sethuraman passed away a few hours ago due to cardiac arrest. My condolences to his family. RIP.” A wife and a child survive him.
Actor Vivekh tweeted: “What an unassuming, lovable, decent, caring, pleasant person! How healthy-looking doctor he was! My heartfelt deep condolences to his family and friends. If sudden demise is fate, then I have nothing to say on it, but hate.”
Actor Khushbhu tweeted: “He is my dermatologist. He called 2 days back to know if everything was fine. Ever so smiling, soft-spoken, excellent doctor. More so, a wonderful human being. His world revolved around his daughter. She would be with him at the clinic. So young and unassuming.”
Actor Santhanam, who worked with Sethuraman in his first film, tweeted: “Totally shocked and depressed about the demise of my dear friend Dr. Sethu. May his soul rest in peace”.