Well-known Tamil director and supporting actor Manivannan passed away on Saturday morning after a cardiac arrest.
He was 59 and his last film as director and actor was Nagaraja Cholan MA, which released last month.
Manivannan has directed 50 films in Tamil and is better known for his acting in pivotal character roles in 405 films. He has acted alongside many stars including Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, though audiences consider his combination with `best friend` Sathyaraj in 25 films as his finest performances.
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