Popular comedy actor Vadivel Balaji who is known for his participation in the reality shows of Vijay Television, died at the age of 42 due to heart attack. His demise came as a shock to the entertainment industry with people offering their condolences. He who gained the nickname “Vadivelu” due to his body language replicating legendary comedy actor “Vadivelu”, is also a very well known mimicry artist. He died in the morning of Thursday in a Government hospital due to heart attack. The 42 year old comedian survived by his wife, son and a daughter.
According to reports, the comedy actor admitted to a popular hospital in Chennai after having an heart attack. He was apparently paralyzed after having the attack and had been under treatment for the past 15 days. After not being able to manage the expense at that hospital, he was shifted to couple of other hospitals and finally he died in a Government hospital today morning.
Vadivelu Balaji rose to fame through Vijay Tv’s Kalakka povathu yaaru show. He also acted in a number of films and got appreciated by Vadivelu himself for imitating him perfectly. Entire Internet shocked on knowing about the news. Cricketer Ashwin who couldn’t believe it, asked how did it happen and actor Prasanna, along with many other celebrities expressed his condolence.
Check out the tweets posted by some of the known personalities below :
Shocking!! So sad. RIP https://t.co/3HM0LkP45W— Prasanna (@Prasanna_actor) September 10, 2020
அண்ணன் வடிவேல் பாலாஜி அவர்களது இறப்பு மாபெரும் அதிரச்சி அளிக்கிறது…அண்ணனது குடும்பத்தாருக்கு ஆழ்ந்த இறங்கலை தெரிவித்துக்கொள்கிறேன்…🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾— Bala saravanan actor (@Bala_actor) September 10, 2020
Oh no.. how did this happen?— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) September 10, 2020
நம்பவே முடியல.. 42 வயதுதான்.. நல்ல மனிதர்.. நான் ரசித்து ரசித்து பார்த்த மனிதர்.. என்ன சோதனை இறைவா.. pic.twitter.com/iCnap6aVB8— Mohan G Krish 🔥😎 (@mohandreamer) September 10, 2020
Rest in peace Vadivel Balaji brother. 42 is not the age to go away. Have known you through your fantastic comedies. So much potential to become a great comedian and actor. Gone too too soon!— Prashanth Rangaswamy (@itisprashanth) September 10, 2020
முருகன் திருவடி நிழலில் உங்கள் ஆன்மா இளைப்பாறட்டும் !! ஓம் ! pic.twitter.com/p5Y7fIdpZz
Let us pray for his soul to rest in peace !!