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.

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. – Oneindia.in