Popular Tamil director, lyricist, and singer Arunraja Kamaraj's wife, Sindhuja (aka) Sindhu passed away during the night hours of Sunday (May 16) due to Covid 19 complications. Sindhuja's death has come as a big shocker for the Tamil film fraternity and the fans as she has been a strong support to Arunraja in his career. In his earlier interviews, Arunraja explained how his wife played a major role in supporting him during his tough times in the film industry, and now her demise is definitely an irreplaceable loss for him. According to reports, Sindhuja and Arunraja Kamaraj tested positive for Covid 19 a few days before and they were admitted to a private hospital in Chennai.

Last night, Sindhuja's health condition deteriorated and when she failed to respond to the medical treatments, the doctors declared her to be dead. Arunraja is said to be recovering well and the fans are now praying for him to recover from the infection. Galatta Media expresses heartfelt condolences to Arunraja Kamaraj and his family and prays for the departed soul to rest in peace. Several notable film personalities are also expressing their condolences on social media.

Actress Aathmika tweeted, "No words @Arunrajakamaraj sir. Praying for your speedy recovery 🙏🏽". Similarly, actor Sibi Sathyaraj tweeted, "My deepest condolences to @Arunrajakamaraj bro and his family.Really sorry for your loss. Stay strong brother.".

A few days before, Arunraja Kamaraj had completed the first schedule shoot of his next directorial venture, starring Udhayanidhi Stalin in the lead role. Arunraja's wife had also taken part in the schedule and it happened just two weeks before. The film is the official Tamil remake of Article 15 and it is produced by Boney Kapoor. Arunraja Kamaraj, who rose to fame after singing 'Neruppu Da' song in Superstar Rajinikanth's Kabali, went on to pen lyrics for several top star films. One of his recent popular works as a lyricist is the sensational hit song, 'Kutti Story', from Master. Arunraja made his directorial debut with the Aishwarya Rajesh starrer Kanaa which was produced by Arunraja's best friend and actor Sivakarthikeyan.