‘Thavakalai’ Chitti Babu passes away

Thavakalai’ Chitti Babu, 42, who debuted in Tamil cinema as a child actor at the age of eight in K Bhagyaraj’s ‘Munthanai Mudichu’, passed away on Sunday morning due to cardiac arrest at his home in Vadapalani. The actor who has performed alongside Rajinikanth was part of around 50 films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi during a career that commenced in the 1980s.