Ananda Kannan Popular VJ and actor passes away

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Popular television host of the 90s and early 2000, Ananda Kannan has passed away. The 48 years old’s sudden demise has come as a shock to many in the Tamil film industry. Condolence messages have been pouring in from both the small screen and silver screen friends and well-wishers who have known him. It is reported that the actor-VJ Anandha Kannan died due to cancer.

Ananda Kannan is said to have started his career as an actor and television host at Vasantham TV in Singapore. He later moved to Chennai and started hosting shows for Sun Music, a music channel in the 1990s, quickly becoming popular among a young audience. Besides this, Anandha Kannan has also acted in movies like Adhisaya Ulagam, a Tamil science fantasy film in 2012, made a guest appearance in Saroja in 2008, and acted in two films Mullum Malarum in 2010 and Ithanai Naalai Engirunthai in 2012. However, both these films did not make it to theatres.

Venkat Prabhu Mourns in Untimely Demise of Ananda Kannan

Filmmaker Venkat Prabhu, who has worked with him in the Tamil film Saroja, confirmed the news of his death on Twitter. He shared a picture of the actor and wrote, “A great friend, a great human is no more!

Actor Ashok Kumar said, “Dear Brother #Anandakannan You will always live with the positivity you exuded. Godbless U Rest in Peace in Godz Abode and spread smiles & positive vibes up there… Prayers for your family & close loved ones to be blessed with the strength to face this predicament (love) U Brother (sic).”

 Gayatri Raguramm tweeted, “So shocked about to hear about #Anandakannan.. sweet person. Gone too soon. My condolences to his family and friends. He smiled always and he made others laugh and smile. Om Shanti.”

Actor Ashok Kumar said, “Dear Brother #Anandakannan You will always live with the positivity you exuded. God bless U Rest in Peace in Godz Abode and spread smiles & positive vibes up there… Prayers for your family & close loved ones to be blessed with the strength to face this predicament (love) U Brother (sic).”