The entire Tamil film fraternity in shock and expressed their heartfelt condolences through their social networking pages. The Tamil film industry has been mourning a lot during the last few months with the demise of many k-town celebrities either due to COVID complications or age related ailments.
Actor Krishna posted, “One of the nicest actors I had the privilege to work with. He always telling us jokes and entertaining the crew. May his soul rest in peace ayya.” (sic)
One of the nicest actors I had the privilege to work with. He always telling us jokes and entertaining the crew. M… https://t.co/QuS1HvBVZS
— krishna (@Actor_Krishna) 1620745907000
Director Cheran posted in Tamil which translates to, “He has worked in many of my films. His Nellai Tamil slang is a beauty. He made me think differently when he spoke the whole verse of Kattabomman dialogue in Nellai Tamil. He has worked a lot with Vadivelu and Vivek. Let his soul rest in peace.”
#RIPNellaiSiva என்னுடைய பல திரைப்படங்களில் பணியாற்றி இருக்கிறார்.. இவரின் நெல்லை தமிழ் அழகு.. கட்டபொம்மனின் முழு வ… https://t.co/6VJHqkiIwv
— Cheran (@directorcheran) 1620751348000
Actor Chaams said, “The demise of Nellai Siva Saree is shocking. You will tell all your hardships even as a comedy. The days working with you in Kumuli are unforgettable. Where else can you find the trademark smile you often laugh at? I pray that your soul may rest in peace.”
⚫⚫⚫நெல்லை சிவா சாரின் மறைவு அதிர்ச்சியாக இருக்கிறது.உங்கள் கஷ்டங்களை எல்லாம் கூட காமெடியாக சொல்வீர்களே. உங்களோடு… https://t.co/H6vQL39M6J
— @ACTOR CHAAMS (@ACTOR_CHAAMS) 1620759340000
The popular comedian made his on screen debut in 1985 with the Pandiarajan directorial ‘Aan Paavam’. He appeared in films like ‘Mahaprabhu’, ‘Vetri Kodi Kattu’ and ‘Kannum Kannum’ among monay other and is popular for his Nellai slang.