Tamil actor Joker Thulasi passes away due to COVID-19 complications in Chennai


The second wave of COVID-19 has hit India hard. Not only is the nation fighting hard with the virus but many are losing their lives to it. In another sad piece of news, Tamil actor Joker Thulasi passed away on Sunday in Chennai due to COVID-19.

Actress Radikaa Sarathkumar got emotional as she posted about the sad demise. She wrote, "Very saddened to hear of the passing of Joker Thulasi, a very wonderful person , has been in theatre &movies for many decades. Sends me messages everyday with positive thoughts. Share working memories of him in #vaanirani , will miss his childlike enthusiasm."

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Actor Mohan Raman posted, "RIP - " Joker " Thulasi. Has been acting since the mid 70s . A very affable person, deeply interested in Astrology etc. I pray for his Athma to attain Sadhgathi. Did many films and TV serials together. I pray his family finds the strength to bear this loss. Aum Shanthi." 

Joker Thulasi was known for working in the Tamil film and television industry. Thulasi made his acting debut in the Tamil film Ungalil Oruthi directed by Devaraj-Mohan released in 1976. A veteran stage actor and film actor for decades, he appeared in some well-known films such Thamizhachi, Ilaignar Ani, Udan Pirappu, Avathara Purushan and Mannai Thottu Kumbidanum. His performances in many films were lauded especially in Thirumathi Palanisamy which was one of the best films of the year 1992.

(Source: Twitter)