Tamil film director AV Arun Prasath who was supposed to debut in Tamil film industry with G.V Prakash’s “4G” died of tragic bike accident near Mettupalayam in Coimbatore. The filmmaker’s screen name is Venkat Pakkar and he worked with Shankar in Vikram starrer “I”. His debut film had Gayathri Suresh and Sathish in supportive roles. When the film’s producer CV Kumar is hoping for a right time to release the film, Unfortunately, Arun lost his life before his film was about to hit the screen.
Arun, a native of Annur was driving a bike and crashed into a lorry before losing his life. His debut film 4G was announced in the year 2016 and is touted to be a romantic fantasy drama. Camera for the film was cranked Velraj. This news of his demise shook the industry as many people from it are expressing their condolences to the family of the deceased.
“Heartbroken by the sudden demise of the young director and my ex-assistant, Arun. You were always sweet, positive and hardworking. My prayers are forever with you and my deepest condolences to your family and friends.” wrote director Shankar in his official twitter account to let his emotions out.
Heartbroken by the sudden demise of the young director and my ex-assistant, Arun. You were always sweet, positive and hardworking. My prayers are forever with you and my deepest condolences to your family and friends.🙏 pic.twitter.com/ZA6kvfcYLj— Shankar Shanmugham (@shankarshanmugh) May 15, 2020
Actor and musician G.V Prakash said that he deeply saddened on hearing about the demise of his sweet brother and Director Venkat Pakkar who always treated him with friendship and confidence. “I offer my condolences to your friends and family members. I wish my friend’s soul to rest in peace.” he said in his tweet.
எப்போதும் நட்போடும் நம்பிக்கையோடும் பழகும் ஒரு இனிய சகோதரன் என் இயக்குனர் வெங்கட் பாக்கர் சாலை விபத்தில் மரணமடைந்த செய்தி கேட்டு மிகுந்த துயருற்றேன்…— G.V.Prakash Kumar (@gvprakash) May 15, 2020
அவரை இழந்து வாடும் உறவினர்களுக்கும் நண்பர்களுக்கும் என் ஆழ்ந்த இரங்கல்..
நண்பரின் ஆன்மா இறைவனடி இளைப்பாறட்டும் @AVArunPrasath 😭 pic.twitter.com/wQvtoYOTTF
Director and actor Manobala posted a tweet expressing his emotions :
என்ன இது..என்ன நடக்குது..RIP pic.twitter.com/1Aj0kIHfoU— manobala (@manobalam) May 15, 2020
Draupathy director Mohan G posted a condolence tweet :
இயக்குநர் AV Arun Prasath ..— Mohan G 🔥❤️ (@mohandreamer) May 15, 2020
சினிமாவில் போராடி 4G என்ற படத்தை இயக்கி அப்படம் வெளிவர இருக்கும் காலத்தில் அருண் விபத்தில் இறந்தது மிக வருத்தமான செய்தி.. இவர்
ஆத்மா சாந்தியடைய இறைவனை வேண்டுகிறேன்… இவரின் குடும்பத்திற்கு ஆழ்ந்த அனுதாபங்கள்.. pic.twitter.com/B28vaOCCbZ
Let us pray for Venkat’s soul to rest in peace !!