Karunanidhi, one of the most charismatic figures of Tamil Nadu politics, died at a hospital in Chennai on Tuesday after prolonged illness. He was 94. Film celebrities across South India are conveying their condolence messages on the internet and other platforms.
My Kalaignar passed away today, it’s an unforgettable black day in my life. May his soul rest in peace. I humbly request Tamil Nadu Government to take necessary steps to allocate a place for him near Anna Memorial which would be the true honor for the legend.
After Anna’s demise, it was Kalaignar and MGR who safeguarded DMK. All the three should have memorials in the same place. Sad that the last children of ADMK didn’t have the good values like MGR. If MGR is alive now, he would have allocated a place near Anna memorial for Kalaignar.
An irreplaceable loss. And the end of a great era. Writer, Author, Screen Writer, Orator and one of the greatest leaders of our time. A revolutionary. But more than all of the many facets to his persona his love for tamizh and his people stand tallest. The opportunity I had to play him in Manis film is something I miss today. All of my meetings with him are fond memories discussing cinema, politics and literature. Deeply saddened by this loss.
A revered politician, a cinematic genius, a fighter for social justice and above all a great human being who redefined Tamil Nadu's political chapter is no more. Strength and Condolences to Kalaignar's family.Udal mannukku Uyir Thamizhukku!
A five-time Tamil Nadu CM Kalaignar is a great Tamil scholar and administrator. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family, DMK party cadres, and fellow Tamilians. May Almighty rest Kalaignar's soul in peace.
Vijayakanth has sent an emotional video message from the USA and burst into tears after knowing the sad demise of Kalaignar.
Through his unparalleled speeches and writing, Kalaignar sowed the revolutionary seeds in the minds of Tamilians. Kalaignar’s sudden demise is shocking and his loss is irreplaceable. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family and Tamilans across the globe.
You may have left this earth but your infectious passion and love for Tamizh will stay and reflect with us forever…Deep Respect ! #Karunanidhi
Tamil mother lost its first child, Tamil Nadu lost its leader. My heartfelt condolences sir…
Kalaignar taught self-esteem to the betrayed Tamilians and converted them into Gold. He taught politics to all of us through Parasakthi and opened doors for laymen like me to enter into cinema. We bid farewell to you with moist eyes.
End of an era ! Kalaignar was such an essential part of the fabric of Chennai and Tamil Nadu. All of us who've lived there will feel an inexplicable loss. RIP
Deeply saddened to hear the demise of Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi. A strong leader, a great writer and a simple human being. You will be missed sir! #RIPKalaignar
Dr Kalaignar Karunanidhi is Truly an irreplaceable leader. Nobody can match his contribution in politics and cinema. My deepest condolences to his beloved family and his followers worldwide. His famous dialogues and scripts are still a trendsetter. The Film industry will miss him dearly. Kalaignar Ayya definitely deserves a place in Marina Beach for his contribution and being a leader for a Political party for 50 years. I hereby request the Tamilnadu Government to take all efforts possible to allot space in Marina for Kalaignar Ayya's burial. #RIPKalaignar #MarinaForKalaignar
Deeply saddened by the demise of the iconic leader who ruled the people’s heart for more than 5 decades. Today I saw two suns set #RIPKalaignar
Yuvan Shankar Raja:
#TamilNadu has lost a great leader of our times. We people and Our #Tamil language will miss #Kalaignar #Karunanidhi my deepest condolences to the entire family members.
End of a legendary era. Heartfelt condolences.
Devi Sri Prasad:
Havin grown up in Chennai, KALAIGNAR KARUNANIDHI is a name engraved on d mind of evry individual and it will be forever !!!R.I.P the Legendary Leader !! Ur LEGACY will live on forever Sir !!#RIPDrKalaignar.
A Wonderful journey as an Inspirational Creative Artist / Leader/ 5 time #ChiefMinister & incomparable Human #RIP . Had the opportunity to meet #KalaignarKarunanidhi ayya. Sure #Tamil community will miss #Kailagnar #Karunanidhi Ayya
We have lost an architect of Dravidian movement and one of the tallest leader of our time. I vividly remember the brief audience that was filled with so much care and generosity. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family. Kalaignar Ayya RIP.
Your love and support towards us will never be forgotten
Grandad’s oldest friend, his best man at his wedding, a part of the family even before the brand Sivaji came in to the industry & a well wisher of all things related to Annai illam . We will miss you Aiyah
I feel I am orphaned..have lost a father figure..my guru my guide..People like him never die.. they never fade away..they live with us forever and ever..
Dark day for us, my mind and heart is full of memories of this tall leader @kalaignar89 , man who instilled and strived for the pride of Tamils. His spirit will always live on, will miss him terribly. A tall and great leader gone, bid him a tearful adieu. Tamilnadu and politics will never be the same again for me.
Another era.Another end.Tamizh cinema will truly miss you
My deepest Condolences on the passing away of Former Chiefminister of TamilNadu Dr. M. #Karunanidhi ji. His Contribution towards Arts,Literature & Indian Politics will be remembered forever, My thoughts and prayers are with his family and followers #RIPKalaignar
The end of an era !! Over 6 decades . Did the impossible . Will forever be remembered
With profound grief I have learnt about the loss of our beloved Kalaignar Dr M Karunanidhi one of the best leaders the country has ever witnessed. I hope God gives courage and hope to the family member and fellow Tamilians to cope with this huge loss #RIPKalaignar
RIP MK ... truly the end of an era for Tamil politics May your legacy live on forever #proudtobeதமிழ்.
#RIPKalaignarAyya It is a void that will never be filled. One of the greatest leaders of our country. A leader with kindness, generosity and love for his people. My sincere and deepest condolences to his family.
KALAIGNAR . Patriarch of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. 5 times CM , 6 Decades Of Political Career , Bhishma Pitamah of TN Politics , Dravidian Pride . Condolences to Family , Followers & every Tamilian . May his soul RIP #Karunanidhi #RIPKalaignar.