Chakravarthy was an actor-scriptwriter, who acted in 1000 films, and is known for introducing Silk Smitha. He passed away today," Chakravarthy's grandson V Adi Shankar told PTI. Chakravarthy's son is expected to arrive from London tomorrow and the funeral is likely to take place in the evening, family sources said. A host of others, including actor turner politician Vijayakanth and Nadigar Sangam, condoled his death. Vinu Chakravarthy is an actor and writer, known for Deva (1995), Vandichakkaram (1980) and Nilaave Vaa (1998). Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 | Last Update : 01:54 AM IST. Vinu Chakravarthy (15 December 1945 – 27 April 2017) was an Indian actor, script writer and director who is known for acting in more than 1000 movies in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Badaga and Malayalam mostly as a comedian, supporting actor or in a villainous role. Find Vinu Chakravarthy at NDTVMovies.com, get the Latest Vinu Chakravarthy, News, Videos & Pictures on Vinu Chakravarthy. Vinu Chakravarthy Dead latest news, photos, videos and updates from BollywoodLife.com. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. While Tamil film Muni was his 1000th movie, his last movie was 'Shirdi Sai Baba' that was released last year. Watch in 360 the inside of a nuclear reactor from … The 2007 released Tamil movie Muni was his landmark 1000th movie. Who Is Suvendu Adhikari, The Rebel TMC Leader That BJP & TMC Are Keen To Win Over? Sony PlayStation 5 Is Outperforming It, OnePlus 8, 8 Pro Get OxygenOS 11.0.2.2 Update With November Security Patch, Bug Fixes, Maruti Suzuki Hits Back at Tata Motors' Safety Jibe With ‘Dil Se Strong’ Post, Royal Enfield Classic 350 Introduced With New Metallo Silver and Orange Ember Colour Options, All-New BMW X5 M Competition Launched in India at Rs 1.95 Crore, Available as CBU Unit, Man Who Threw Eggs at Police Station During Hong Kong Protests Sent to Jail for 21 Months, Gold Worth Rs 18 Lakh Hidden as Power Bank Screws, Switches Seized at Kerala Airport, 3 Held, 'Scam 2020': Indians Hilariously Remind Aaron Finch, Maxwell of IPL as Australian Batsmen Hammer India, Delhi Braces For Cold Wave, As IMD Predicts Dip in Temperature. He was 71 and is survived by his wife, son and a daughter. "He had a paralytic attack some time back and for the last two days he had respiratory problems. Get all the latest Photos and updates on Vinu Chakravarthy only on News18.com. Well known for his unique stentorian voice and trade mark pauses in dialogue delivery, Chakravarthy has acted in over 1,000 Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Badaga and Malayalam languages films playing villain, comic roles and supporting characters. Designed, Developed & Maintained By Daksham, ​Mutilation of J&K: A year of legal upheaval, Mutilation of J&K: Kashmir's journalists refuse to be stenographers, The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the fashion industry hard, First person: When there's gunfire outside, switch off the lights and wait for dawn. Mumbai: Veteran Tamil actor-scriptwriter, Vinu Chakravarthy passed away in Chennai on Friday after prolonged illness. His work as a scriptwriter in 'Vandichakkaram' (1980) and 'Rosapoo Ravikkaikari' were acclaimed. He has acted with all top actors, including Rajinikanth, and Kamal Haasan and his notable Tamil films include, 'Guru Sishyan', 'Thambikku Endha Ooru', 'Manithan', 'Gopurangal Saivathillai'. Find all photogalleries including political news, current affairs and news headlines online on Vinu Chakravarthy today. He introduced iconic actress Silk Smitha to the silver screen in the 1980 movie 'Vandichakkaram'. Vinu Chakravarthy, Actor: Deva.