Dr Sethuraman made his Kollywood debut in Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya alongside Santhanam and Vishaka Singh.
Tamil actor and dermatologist Dr Sethuraman passed away in Chennai after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 34.
Also known as Sethu in the Tamil film industry, Dr Sethuraman made his debut in Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya alongside Santhanam and Vishaka Singh. He went on to act in films like Vaaliba Raja, 50/50 and Sakka Podu Podu Raja.
Apart from being an actor, Sethu was also a full-time dermatologist and set up his own clinic Zi Clinic in Chennai in 2016.
Dr Sethuraman was a close friend of comedian Santhanam, who paved the way for the former's debut in Kollywood. Reacting to the news, Santhanam tweeted, “Totally shocked and depressed on the demise of my dear friend Dr.Sethu.. May his soul rest in peace.”
Totally shocked and depressed on the demise of my dear friend Dr.Sethu.. May his soul rest in peace😔 pic.twitter.com/TuRnUxLleA
— Santhanam (@iamsanthanam) March 26, 2020
His Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya co-star Vishaka Singh expressed her shock. “I prayed this would be a hoax. Alas, it’s true. RIP, Sethu. So many memories from #KLTA ...Such sadness and shock as I write this. May God give strength to your family,” she tweeted.
— Vishakha J Singh (@vishakhasingh55) March 26, 2020
Other actors like Aishwarya Rajesh, Sathish, Prasanna, Jayam Ravi, Vishnu Vishal, Atharvaa, Sibiraj and music composer Anirudh Ravichandran also took to Twitter to pay their tributes.
Sad news. Actor and Doctor Sedhuraman passed away few hours ago due to cardiac arrest. My condolences to his family. RIP pic.twitter.com/SIlkfQ1qm2
— Sathish (@actorsathish) March 26, 2020
— aishwarya rajessh (@aishu_dil) March 26, 2020
What a heartbreaking news to wake up!! Have known Dr.Sethu from his college days in Coimbatore. Such an active person n cant believe he had heart attack and he is no more. What a fragile life! #RIPDrSethu pic.twitter.com/ntay1gNcYo
— Prasanna (@Prasanna_actor) March 27, 2020
Completely shell shocked n saddened to know #DrSethuraman is not with us anymore..a very young life gone too soon. He always had a smile which flickered in his eyes..a wonderful soul. #RIP dear..will always remember you..my thoughts with his family,his wife n his baby😭😭😭😭😭💔 pic.twitter.com/heP9ZlH1Ji
— KhushbuSundar ❤️ (@khushsundar) March 26, 2020
Really heartbroken seeing the news regarding the demise of Dr Sethu.Such a sweet and energetic person. Life is unpredictable, Love unconditionally #RIPSethu
— VISHNU VISHAL - VV (@TheVishnuVishal) March 27, 2020
RIP Sethu. Shocked. Such a kind and gentle soul. Gone too soon.
— Anirudh Ravichander (@anirudhofficial) March 26, 2020
Really shocked to hear about the sudden demise of Dr.SethuRaman! A good friend and a wonderful human being. Life is unfair. RIP! pic.twitter.com/u274ycclj1
— Sibi Sathyaraj (@Sibi_Sathyaraj) March 26, 2020
With everything that’s happening around us this is just soo heartbreaking. Rest in peace my brother ! pic.twitter.com/gDIRLbq3pf
— Atharvaa (@Atharvaamurali) March 26, 2020
RIP Sethu. Still in shock and denial. Wonderful person... Prayers and strength to his beautiful family to overcome this loss 💔 pic.twitter.com/bz2bMvP3Fw
— Jayam Ravi (@actor_jayamravi) March 26, 2020
— PREMGI (@Premgiamaren) March 26, 2020
It’s terrible to hear about Dr. Sethu raman’s death. My deepest condolences to his family.
May his soul Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/R1BOa1c1XH
— Lokesh Kanagaraj (@Dir_Lokesh) March 27, 2020
Gone very very soon my friend!!! Just 36 years old getting a cardiac arrest :(((( It’s not at all fair god!! Not at all Fair!! My deepest condolences to the family! #missUsethu #rip pic.twitter.com/SuRf1RYUVh
— venkat prabhu (@vp_offl) March 26, 2020
Dr Sethuraman is survived by his wife and child.