In a shocking and unexpected turn of events, budding Tamil actor, Sreevathsav Chandrasekar died by suicide on February 3. Details regarding the reason for his Sreevathsav played a brief role in director Gautham Vasudev Menon’s Enai Noki Paayum Thota that starred Dhanush and Megha Akash in the lead roles. Sreevathsav was seen as one of the friends in Dhanush’s college gang and he could be spotted in several college sequences in the initial portions of the movie.

Very recently, he got to play an important role in the ongoing Vikatan’s digital series, Vallamai Tharayo that stars Shali Nivekas in the lead role. Sreevathsav played the role of Lokesh/Loki in the series and his character was well-received among the audience. Actor Vivek Rajgopal who shared screen space with Sreevathsav in Vallamai Tharayo series took to his Instagram page to pen an emotional note regarding the tragic incident. Vivek sounded highly shocked and disappointed with Sreevathsav for taking the extreme decision and requested his followers to take care of the near and dear ones.

Sharing a picture of Sreevathsav, Vivek Rajgopal wrote, "Sreevathsav hes a huge loss to us, his family and all of his loved friends. #actorslife life is not easy. no one knows why he did it but I just wana say, lets be more cautious on our loved ones dont know what they are going through. ofcourse unless they share how do we know. my chellam was the king of it. to hide and act like its all fine yov bro. I dint know if he had any problems. plzee lets go back. check on our people always. not just for now. this ego, attitude, let me prove i am right all these shit dont count at all when a life we know is gone. #lifematters #ourlovedonesmastters. i only request all who read this if there is something unsettled. plzee solve it now. its not worth the wait to prove oneself. its not worth. THAT EGO. his loss has taught me that. its a request my makkalleee. #friendstogether #letslivetogether #letshelpeachother #letsbethereforeachother #letsspreadlove #letsbemoregenerous #onelife #letslive&letlive".

The fans are expressing their shock and sharing their condolence messages on social media. We at Galatta Media also extend our heartfelt condolences to Sreevathsav’s family and prays for the departed soul to rest in peace. Check out the screenshot of Vivek Rajgopal’s Instagram story here:

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