AV Arun Prasath, a young movie director in the Tamil movie industry, lost his life on Friday.
According to a report in India Today, Arun’s bike collided with a truck near Mettupalayam in Coimbatore. The filmmaker died on spot.
Soon after the news of his passing away broke, many renowned faces in the Tamil movie industry expressed their grief.
Director Shankar Shanmugham, who Arun had assisted in the past tweeted a monochrome photo of his late assistant. He said, "Heartbroken by the sudden demise of the young director and my ex-assistant, Arun. You were always sweet, positive and hardworking. My prayers are forever with you and my deepest condolences to your family and friends."
Heartbroken by the sudden demise of the young director and my ex-assistant, Arun. You were always sweet, positive and hardworking. My prayers are forever with you and my deepest condolences to your family and friends.🙏 pic.twitter.com/ZA6kvfcYLj— Shankar Shanmugham (@shankarshanmugh) May 15, 2020
Music director GV Prakash also expressed his sorrow on social media. He shared a happy picture of the late director. In the snap. Arun can be seen sitting on a bike as he flaunts his moustache. He captioned the photo in Tamil, which in English loosely translates to “Always a friend and a brother. My deepest condolences to relatives and friends. Let his soul rest in peace."
எப்போதும் நட்போடும் நம்பிக்கையோடும் பழகும் ஒரு இனிய சகோதரன் என் இயக்குனர் வெங்கட் பாக்கர் சாலை விபத்தில் மரணமடைந்த செய்தி கேட்டு மிகுந்த துயருற்றேன்...அவரை இழந்து வாடும் உறவினர்களுக்கும் நண்பர்களுக்கும் என் ஆழ்ந்த இரங்கல்..நண்பரின் ஆன்மா இறைவனடி இளைப்பாறட்டும் @AVArunPrasath 😭 pic.twitter.com/wQvtoYOTTF— G.V.Prakash Kumar (@gvprakash) May 15, 2020
Popular actor Manobala too shared his photo on the microblogging portal to express his condolence.
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