It is an unfortunate day for the Kollywood fraternity as the multi-talented veteran actor cum director R.N.R Manohar has passed away at the age of 61 due to a heart attack.

It is reported that the actor was under treatment at a private hospital for the past 20 days after testing positive for Covid-19. He is survived by his wife, meanwhile, his son has passed away in 2012 after getting drowned in his school's swimming pool.

R.N.R Manohar has played supporting roles in many movies in his decades-old career and has directed popular movies such as Masilamani and Salim.

Our deepest condolences to his loved ones. May his soul rest in peace.