Famous serial actor Venkatesh who played Kannama's father in 'Bharathi Kannamma' and Rakshita's father in 'Saravanan Meenachi' has died at the age of 52.

It is reported that Venkatesh suffered a cardiac arrest and breathed his last around 2.30pm on 22nd March.

Fellow artists from the cinema fraternity have now taken to social media to express their condolences over his passing.

It was an unfortunate day as the cine industry has not lost one, but two talented artists at the same time.

Supporting actor Theepetti Ganesan had a sudden heart attack and was declared dead upon arriving at the hospital.

Out heartfelt condolences over actor Venkatesh and Theepetti Ganesan's passing. May their souls rest in peace.