Kannada actor V. Ravichandran’s mother Pattammal Veeraswamy passed away on Monday morning at a private hospital in Bengaluru. She was 83. Pattamal had been suffering from Alzheimer’s and age-related illness, reports say. It has been revealed that her mortal remains will be kept at Ravichandran's residence in Rajajinagar for the public to pay their final respects and the last rites rituals are expected to be performed later today. The popular actor has on previous occasions expressed the special bond he shares with his mother and had credited his parents to be the reason for his success in the film industry. Earlier, in an interview, 'Crazy Star' as he is called by fans everywhere, Ravichandran said, "My mother is bed ridden. My wife Sumathy has been looking after her, which is not at all easy. Despite having Alzheimer's, my mother never forgets me and my wife."

The Kannada film fraternity has mourned Ravichandran's mother's demise and have been sending their condolences for his personal loss. Pattamal’s husband and Ravichandran's father Veeraswamy was a prominent film producer and collaborated with iconic Kannada film stars like Dr Rajkumar, Vishnuvardhan, Ambareesh to name a notable few. He had bankrolled several popular Kannada films under his Eshwari Productions banner that include Halli Meshtru, Chakravyuha, Ramachari, Bhootayyanna Maga, Nannu Nanna Hendthi, Nagarahavu, Kindara Jogi, Gopi Krishna, Savi Sullu, among many more. 

On the work front, Ravichandran was seen in the 2021 film, Kannadiga, as Gunabhadra, and was released directly on a leading streaming platform. He is also returning to the small screen on the weekend reality show Drama Juniors being hosted by Master Anand. Ravichandran had earlier served as a judge on the dance show Thakadhimitha, which was telecast in 2019. He has also been a part of several Tamil films during the course of his career that include the Sivaji Ganesan and 'Superstar' Rajinikanth-starrer Padikkathavan, which he and his father had produced. Some of his other Tamil films are Poi Mugangal and Nattukku Oru Nallavan.