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Veteran Tamil comedian dies

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

Veteran Tamil film comedian, died after a brief illness at near here, family sources said Thursday.

He was 78.

He is survived by wife and daughter.

The died Wednesday night and the last rites were performed this afternoon.

Subbaiah had acted in more than 250 films and featured with almost all top Tamil actors including M G Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan, Rajinikanth, and new generation actors like and

He was a native of Punjai Puliyampatti in district and was living with his daughter in for the last four years following age-related illness, the sources said.

Among the notable movies Subbaiah had worked include Bharathiraaja's 'Alaigal Oivathillai', 'Gopurangal Saivathillai', 'Kaadhal Oviyam' and ''

Subbiah is a recipient of the state government's prestigious 'Kalai Mudumani' recently.

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First Published: Thu, September 06 2018. 17:00 IST