Famous make-up artist Muthuppa who has worked with the likes of Sivaji Ganesan, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, passed away on December 18 morning in Chennai. For several years, he has been Rajinikanth's personal make-up artist.
Aged 75, Muthuppa was suffering from several age-related ailments for the past few days before he breathed his last. Popularly known as AVM Muthappa has worked in several films for over 60 years in Tamil film industry.
It was after working with AVM Studios for a longtime, he became Rajinikanth's personal makeup man. Many stars including Superstar Rajinikanth visited Muthappa's residence to play their last respects.
His works include Sivaji Ganesan's Parasakthi and Kamal Haasan's debut film Kalathoor Kannamma.