Director Thamira dies at Chennai hospital due to COVID


Tamil director Thamira has died aged 53 at a private hospital in Chennai, where he was being treated for Covid-19. Known for his work in films like Rettaisuzhi and Aan Devathai, Thamira is survived by his wife, three sons, and daughter.

Thamira was undergoing treatment in the city at Maya Hospital in Ashok Pillar and was on the ventilator for the past 20 days. He faced a sudden cardiac arrest today morning at 8.20 AM and was declared dead.

The news of Thamira sudden death comes as another tearful shock to Kollywood industry and many of his colleagues and fans have taken to social media to condole his untimely demise and pay tribute to the late director.