Tamil writer, Superstar Rajinikanth’s mentor and producer Panchu Arunachalam breathed his last here on Tuesday.
Arunachalam(75),who was known for taking superstar Rajinikanth to the masses, passed away with age- related ailments, He wrote over 100 Tamil films including films like “Murattu Kaalai”, “Sakalakala Vallavan” and “Apoorva Sagodharargal”. He worked with rajini in 23 films , including “Kazhugu”, “Pokkiri Raja” and “Paayum Puli”.
Kamal Hassan and Arunachalam worked together in 13 films including “Thoongadhey Thambi Thoongadhey” and “Uyarndha Ullam”.
Jayalalithaa condoled the death of renowned writer-producer-director Panchu Arunachalam. Recalling the songs penned by him for films acted by late MGR.