Popular Tamil actor, producer, and film reviewer, Venkat Subha passed away on the wee hours of May 29, Saturday, due to Covid 19 complications. Venkat Subha was admitted to Apollo Hospitals in Chennai during the last week of April, after he tested positive for Covid 19 virus. He was under medical treatment for the last one month in the hospital. He was getting treated in the ICU ward. At 12.48 AM on May 29, Venkat Subha breathed his last. He was 60 years old. Since Venkat Subha died due to Covid 19, the final rites/cremation event will happen in a low-key manner with only his family members present.

His demise has come as a big shocker for the Tamil film fraternity and several notable personalities are mourning his loss on social media. Actress Radikaa Sarathkumar took to her official Twitter page to pen a heartfelt note on Venkat Subha's death. She tweeted, "So very saddened to say goodbye to Venkat, his wife Subaa has been associated with me for many years in Radaan. Venkat was a kind, strong thinking person& known him for many years. Subaa fought so strongly for his recovery, heartbreaking to see he lost the fight. Prayers to all".

For the unversed, Venkat Subha is a popular actor who has featured in quite a few movies and television serials in supporting roles. He worked as an Executive Producer for popular Tamil production house, Amma Creations (owned by T Siva) and he was a part of movies like Chinna Maplai, Rasaiyya, Manickam, Aravindhan, and more. Later, he was involved with Prakash Raj's production company, Duet Movies, and was instrumental in the making of movies like Azhagiya Theeye, Kanda Naal Mudhal, and Mozhi.

Of late, Venkat Subha was associated with Chitra Lakshmanan's YouTube channel, Touring Talkies. Venkat reviewed the latest Tamil movies and shared hot and exciting updates in Tamil cinema for Touring Talkies. Venkat Subha is known to be a very friendly and positive person among the industry seniors and his demise is definitely a big blow for Tamil cinema. We at Galatta Media express our heartfelt condolences to Venkat's family and prays for the departed soul to rest in peace.