Director Thamira passes away due to COVID complications
Director Thamira breathed his last today (April 27) morning. He was reportedly diagnosed with COVID-19 a few days ago and was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai. The treatment didn’t work for him and he succumbed to the deadly virus. His mortal remains will be taken to his native place, Tirunelveli.
Thamira had worked as an assistant to famous directors like K Balachander and Bharathiraja, and he also directed the films Aan Devathai and Rettaisuzhi.
Condolences messages are pouring in on social media for the Kollywood director. Check out some of the tributes here.
— Selva RK (@EditorSelva) April 27, 2021
— Gokul (@Gokul_GJ_) April 27, 2021
We have lost another true gem. #Thamira Sir remained true to his craft and never chased fame or money. Working with him was a great gift. May his soul RIP. Heartfelt condolences to Sir’s family. pic.twitter.com/D0llFY8RWM
— Ghibran (@GhibranOfficial) April 27, 2021
Absolutely shocking to hear. Very sad. Life is becoming very short for many.
Take care friends. Be safe 🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/Qx3V8e4tZV
— Dr. Dhananjayan BOFTA (@Dhananjayang) April 27, 2021
Director #Thamira who made films like @thondankani ‘s #AanDevathai and @shankarshanmugh ‘s production venture #RettaiSuzhi passed away. Succumbed to #COVID. May his soul RIP pic.twitter.com/WGTV0j9ofG
— Rajasekar (@sekartweets) April 27, 2021
Covid-19 second wave has been taking many lives. Last year, Kayal actor Florent C Pereria also passed away due to COVID.
May Thamira’s soul rest in peace and we offer our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.