Actor Dhandapani dies, aged 71

SOUTH Indian actor Dhandapani died last Sunday, after suffering a heart attack. He was 71. The actor leaves behind three sons and one daughter.

He rose to fame as a villain in Kaadhal, which was his first name throughout his career. He acted in all the South Indian languages, with more than 160 movies to his name.

Kadhal Dhandapani. Credit:

Reports say Dhandapani complained of uneasiness and was taken to a private hospital in Chennai, where he died.

The film fraternity expressed its condolences to the actor’s family. –