New Delhi: Popular Tamil actor, VJ and host breathed his last on August 16, 2021, leaving behind his grieving family, friends and fans. The shocking news of his sudden demise left all mourning. He was 48.
Director Venkat Prabhu extended condolences and shared the heartbreaking news on Twitter. He wrote: A great friend a great human is no more!! #RIPanandakannan my deepest condolences
— venkat prabhu (@vp_offl) August 16, 2021
Those wer the times wen u hardly had any music channels completely dedicated to Tamil Songs..and then came @SunMusic and some young adults whom each one of us could relate to..Ananda Kannan was top on that list..90s kids favourite VJ..#RIPanandakannan #anandakannan#sunmusic pic.twitter.com/PMW5DSyUhM
— CL Ramakrishnan (@kishen05journo) August 16, 2021
Great friend and great human is no more and such an young age he left us and will pray for his soul and more strength to his family #ripanandakannan https://t.co/XFuEwY6NIW
— RJ Dheena (@dedeena) August 16, 2021
Rest in peace dear pic.twitter.com/jkHBeYmoQh
— RK SURESH (@studio9_suresh) August 16, 2021
Anandha Kannan was battling Cancer for quite some time. His untimely demise has been mourned by many Tamil actors and directors, recalling Kannan’s beautiful cinematic journey.
He began his career as an actor and host on Singapore Vasantham TV. Later, he became one of the most popular VJs during the 90s and 2000.
Kannan was also seen in the Tamil film Adhisaya Ulagam and played the lead role in Mullum Malarum with his co-host Prajin but it remained unreleased. He made a guest appearance in Venkat Prabu movie Saroja.
He hosted Savaal Singapore show – a Tamil version of we are Singaporeans.
He won the International Youth Icon award at World Universities Tamil Conference 2013 and Television Actors Guild Award (South India) for “Best Actor” respectively.