RIP Vivek Sir: Padma Shri recipient bid farewell to the world & left his fans in disarray

The Padma Shri awardee Vivek was conceded to the emergency unit SIMS clinic in Vadapalani after he experienced a coronary failure on Friday.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Apr 17, 2021 10:18 IST
RIP Vivek Sir: Padma Shri recipient bid farewell to the world & left his fans in disarray
Rest In Peace Vivek

Mainstream Tamil actor and entertainer Vivek (Vivekanandan) died on Saturday at SIMS government hospital in Chennai. He was 59. The Padma Shri awardee actor was conceded to the emergency unit SIMS medical clinic in Vadapalani after he experienced a cardiovascular failure on Friday.

The 59-year-old actor supposedly swooned in the wake of communicating distress and his family hurried him to the SIMS Hospital at Vadapalani while he was in an oblivious state. He later went through a crisis coronary angiogram followed by angioplasty. 

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Vivek's condition was accounted for to be basic and he was on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in the emergency unit of the hospital.   

The expert actor had before stood out as truly newsworthy on Thursday for his endeavors to eliminate the dread of the COVID-19 immunization among general society. Rather than selecting a private medical clinic, he had decided to get COVID-19 vaccinated from a government medical clinic to spread mindfulness.  

The eminent entertainer Vivek was prevalently called 'Chinna Kalaivanar' for his social reformative discoursed in Tamil film. He was offered the Padma Shri Award, India's fourth-most noteworthy regular citizen grant in the year 2009 by the association government. 

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Vivek, who was most recently seen in the Tamil revamp of the Hindi movie 'Vicky Donor' named 'Dharala Prabhu', is additionally essential for chief Shankar's forthcoming film 'Indian 2', which stars Kamal Haasan leading the pack job. Vivek is made due by his better half and two girls.  

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