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Tamil folk singer and actor Paravai Muniyamma passed away!

People of Tamil Nadu state are depressed with the news of Paravai Muniyamma passing away.
by Aravind Peesapati | March 29, 2020 15:03 IST
Tamil folk singer and actor Paravai Muniyamma passed away!

Tamil folk singer and actor Paravai Muniyamma breathed her last recently. Due to age-related ailments, she passed away. According to TNM, she was suffering from age-related illnesses. Paravai Muniyamma was born in Madurai.

 
She usually played the role of grandmothers in films. She began her acting career with 'Dhool' in 2003. The audience appreciated her performance. She also sang the popular “Madurai Veeran” for the film 'Dhool'.
 
After 'Dhool' she acted in several films like Kovil (2004), Devathaiyai Kanden (2005), Suyetchai MLA (2006), Sandai (2008), Thamizh Padam (2010), Bhavani IPS (2011). She was last seen in the horror drama Sathura Adi 3500 (2017). After this film, she stopped acting in the films.
 
The government of Tamil Nadu awarded the 'Kalaimamani' award to Paravai Muniyamma in 2019. Gaining popularity widely through actor Vikram's flicker 'Dhool' in 2003, the veteran actress went on to appear in several notable films including Thoranai, Venghai, Veeram, Maan Karate, etc... She also performed more than 2000 stage shows in folk music, worldwide.
 
In 2015, knowing that Muniyamma was struggling to meet her needs, former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa provided her monitory help of Rs 6 lakhs. The Chief Minister also helped her when the actress got hospitalized.
 
Actors Dhanush and Sivakarthikeyan donated money to take care of her medical expenses. They helped her when she was fallen critically ill in the year 2015. Then the Tamil Nadu chief minister, J Jayalalithaa, opened a Rs 6 lakh fixed deposit in her name for further treatment. Paravai Muniyamma is living with her son and two grandchildren. Besides the corona outbreak, the entire Tamil Nadu was in depression due to the death of Muniyamma.
 
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