Tamil actor Thavasi who was famous for portraying supporting roles passed away on November 23 due to oesophageal cancer. The actor breathed his last on Monday evening at Madurai’s Saravana Multispeciality Hospital.
Sharing the news, DMK MLA Saravanan who is also the Managing Director of the hospital took to his Twitter and wrote, “Character actor Thavasi was admitted in Saravana Hospital on November 11 for oesophageal cancer. He was fitted with oesophageal stent. While he was in the general ward, today (Nov 23) he got breathlessness and was shifted to emergency care. He died around 8pm today. I express my deepest condolences to his family, friends and fans.”
Thavasi was suffering from oesophageal cancer when he was admitted to the hospital. Not long time a go, his video went viral where he was talking about his poor financial situation. The video gained a lot of attention and many famous people including Rajinikanth, Soundarya, Vijay Sethupathi, MLA Saravanan and more came forward to lend him a helping hand.
MLA informed that expenses of the actor's treatment were also funded by his Surya Trust. Meanwhile, work wise, Thavasi was popular for working in many Tamil films and a TV show named Rasati.