Popular Tamil actor-producer and writer Venkat Subha passed away due to Covid-19 on May 29 at a private hospital in Chennai.
For the past ten days, he was undergoing treatment for Covid-19. After his health condition worsened, he was shifted to the ICU (Intensive Care Unit). However, on May 29 at 12.48 am he breathed his last.
T Siva, Venkat’s close friend, and producer took to Twitter to share the devastating news. His tweet in Tamil is translated as, “With extreme sadness, I would like to inform everyone that my friend, a great thinker, writer, creator, and actor Venkat left for his heavenly abode at 12.48 am.”
— T Siva (@TSivaAmma) May 28, 2021
Several celebrities including Radikaa Sarathkumar, Prakash Raj, and others took to social media to pay their last respects to Venkat.
So very saddened to say goodbye to Venkat, his wife Subaa has been associated with me for many years in Radaan. Venkat was a kind, strong thinking person& known him for many years. Subaa fought so strongly for his recovery, heartbreaking to see he lost the fight. Prayers to all pic.twitter.com/43oorm0lvz
— Radikaa Sarathkumar (@realradikaa) May 29, 2021
Ahhh no. Painful .. Feeling helpless losing friends n family one by one ..life is going to be heavier with their memories..thank you venkat for being a part of my journey.. will miss you. ??????rest in peace my friend pic.twitter.com/7kOaZhAPod
— Prakash Raj (@prakashraaj) May 29, 2021
RIP Venkat sir. Deepest condolences to the family.
— Thiru (@dir_thiru) May 29, 2021
Venkat Subha has worked in films like Mozhi, Azhagiya Theeye and Kanda Naal Mudhal. He also acted in several Tamil serials. He was a YouTube film reviewer for the channel, Touring Talkies.