National award-winning actor Vikram’s 81-year old father Vinoth Raj passed away in Chennai due to prolonged illness.
Actor of films such as Ghilli and Tirupachchi, Vinoth Raj was a very talented character artiste and has played on-screen father of other frontline heroes in Kollywood. Raj was married to Rajeswari and had Vikram and Arvind as sons and Anitha as the only daughter.
Vinoth breathed his last at 04:00 p.m. on Sunday (31st December). Celebrities and Vikram’s relatives and friends have expressed their shock at the demise of his father who would be cremated on Monday morning.
Vinoth’s wife Rajeswari, a former sub-collector, is the elder sister of actor-producer Thiagarajan, father of actor Prashanth.