Popular singer Manikka Vinayagam passes away

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Popular playback singer and actor Manikka Vinayagam passed away due to ill health on Sunday night (December 26). According to reports, Manikka Vinayagam, 78, breathed his last after suffering from a heart attack yesterday. The demise of the ace singer has saddened Kollywood.

Manikka Vinayagam made his debut as a singer with the song ‘Kannukkulla Gelathi’ from Vikram starrer ‘Dhil’. He has crooned over 800 film songs. He also had sung about 800 devotional songs and folk songs in his career. The singer has also appeared in several Tamil films, and is popular for his roles in Dhanush’s ‘Thiruda Thirudi’, Vishal’s ‘Thimiru’, Mysskin’s ‘Yutham Sei’, and Vijay’s ‘Vettaikaran’,