Veteran Tamil actor Srikanth, who made his debut along with the late J Jayalalithaa in the 1965 classic Vennira Adai died here on Tuesday, film industry sources said.
The 82 year-old actor died due to old age, they said.
“#RIPSrikanth !!,” said the official Twitter handle of Nadigar Sangam, the artists association.
In his 40-year career, Srikanth had acted as hero and villain, besides featuring in many character roles as well.
Vennira Adai (The white cloth) was directed by late veteran CV Sridhar.