Ponnambalam is one of the well-known character artists of Tamil cinema. He began his career as a stuntman and shot to fame after playing villainous roles in films like Nattamai and Muthu.

Recently, reports of Ponnambalam's deteriorating health and hospitalisation in Adyar, Chennai hit the headlines. The actor is said to have kidney-related issues. Learning about Ponnambalam's misfortune, Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan immediately lent his helping hand.

The actor-turned-politician has been calling and keeping track of Ponnambalam's health and well-being on a daily basis. His children's education expenses are also borne by Kamal.

The veteran artist shared a video taken at the hospital using the help of a PR:
We wish him a speedy recovery!

In 2018, Ponnambalam participated in the reality show Bigg Boss. After the show, Ponnambalam remained low-key and acted in only a few films. The actor's most recent film was 'Comali'.

Source: Times of India
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