Veteran Tamil film actor Kumarasamy, popularly known as Kovai Senthil, died here Sunday after brief illness, family sources said.
Senthil, 74, died at a private hospital.
He made his debut in director K Bhagyaraj's "Oru Kai Osai" in 1980 and acted in more than 200 films including superstar Rajinikanth's hit venture 'Padaiyappa' (1999).
The South India Artistes Association in a release condoled the death.
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