Comedian and popular television anchor Chitti Babu(49) passed away today evening at a private hospital in Chennai.
The actor had a by-pass heart surgery a few years back, but had not fully recovered.
He was admitted to a hospital a few days back and was put on the ventilator but succumbed to his illness.
Chitti Babu has done nearly 50 films as a comedian and acted in movies like Mappilai, Sivakasi, Dhool, Boys and Ottran. In Televison he was even more popular doing shows like Asathapovathu Yaru and Comedy Time.