On January 19, the nation woke up the news of the demise of Dr V Shanta, the senior oncologist who headed the famous Adyar Cancer Institue. She was 93 years old.d Dr Shanta is haied for her kind heart and unparallelled service to cancer patients. As soon as the news spread on social media, several people including celebrities took to social media to pay tributes to the great doctor. Suriya penned a long note in Tamil and paid his last respects to Dr Shanta. In the past, Suriya has taken part in several events alongside Dr Shanta.
In his post, which is written in Tamil, Suriya said, "It has been written in epics that God will appear in the world as humans. The motherly doctor Shantha has proved it by her life and the Adyar Cancer Hospital is a timeless proof for it. My heart melting condolences." Suriya had ad many personal interactions with Dr Shanta for the philanthropic activities that he was a part of. Dr Shanta's death has come has a hue shock to everyone in Tamil Nadu and across many states. He service to the Adyar Cancer Institute is something that can never be matched.