Florent C Pereira, a well known supporting actor and the former general manager of Kalaignar TV, passes away today at the age of 67.

The actor who joined cinema via the movie 'Puthiya Geethai' which had Vijay in the lead role, has also worked on many famous Kollywood movies.

Pereira was recently tested positive for the deadly Covid-19 and was seeking treatment at the Rajiv Gandhi General Hospital.

However, his demise has left the Kollywood film fraternity shocked.

Our deepest condolence to the actor's family, friends and fans. May his soul rest in peace.