Actor - Comedian Vivekh passed away on the early hours of April 17 and people have been sharing their condolence messages on social media. His mortal remains has been kept at his residence in Virugambakkam, Chennai for the public and film fraternity members to pay their final respects. Vivekh's demise has sent shock waves and it is definitely one of the darkest days for the Tamil people. Apart from being a successful comedian who made people laugh, Vivekh was also a good hearted human being who always spread only love and positivity everywhere. He will be best remembered for planting lakhs and lakhs of trees across the state. Vivekh died due to a cardiac arrest and he was 59 years old.

Here is a compilation of tweets from leading Tamil actors who took to their social media forums to share their condolence messages over Vivekh's demise.

Suriya - மனதில் விதைத்த சிந்தனைகள் வழியாக தலைமுறைக்கும் எங்கள் நினைவில் வாழ்வீர்கள் விவேக் சார்... மீள முடியாத துயரத்தில் தவிக்கும் குடும்பத்தாருடன் துணை நிற்போம்... #RIPViveksir

Kamal Haasan - நடிகனின் கடமை நடிப்பதோடு முடிந்தது என்று இருந்துவிடாமல் தனக்குச் செய்த சமூகத்துக்கு தானும் ஏதேனும் செய்ய விரும்பியவர், செய்தவர் நண்பர் விவேக். மேதகு கலாமின் இளவலாக, பசுமைக் காவலராக வலம் வந்த விவேக்கின் மரணம் தமிழ்ச் சமூகத்திற்கு ஏற்பட்ட பேரிழப்பு.

Director Lokesh Kanagaraj - Rest in Peace @Actor_Vivek sir 💔🙏 #RIPVivekSir

Dhanush - Vivek sir 💔💔💔

Aishwarya Rajesh - #RIP Vivek sir 💔

A.R.Rahman - @Actor_Vivek can’t believe you’ve left us ..May you rest in peace’ve entertained us for decades ..your legacy will stay with us

Director Atlee - Miss u sir can’t take this sir It’s a greatest loss to us Words can never explain what the real feel is @Actor_Vivek sir Love u sir it’s really hard to digest , plz rest in peace sir

S.J.Suryah - Maaperum kalaignane Manam udaindhu ponen 🙏🙏🙏🙏 Periya izhappu ....yenna nadakkindradhu ???? #RIP

Sivakarthikeyan - We are shocked and saddened.. I missed sharing screen space with you and missed learning so much from a legend like you.. will miss you forever sir. Deepest condolences to the family🙏 #RIPVivekSir

Samantha - What a great loss 😔. Shocked and saddened .. #RIPVivekSir

Prakash Raj - Ahhh.. #vivek ...gone too soon dear friend ..thank you for planting thoughts n trees ...thank you for entertaining and empowering us with your wit and humour..will miss you...RIP Nivin Pauly - RIP #Vivek sir! You will be missed.

Director Mohan Raja - #Vivek Sir Shocking n still unable to believe that this legend is no more Memories of Working with him in Mkumaran will always be treasured Deep condolences to the family

Simran - Deeply saddened to hear the demise of #Vivek you will always remain in our hearts. My condolences to Vivek Ji's family. #RIPVivekSir

Nikki Galrani - Shocked to hear about the demise of #Vivek sir. He was such a positive & happy soul. Will miss bumping into you every time at the Physio’s clinic sir💔 My heartfelt Condolences to his near & dear ones🙏🏻 #RIPVivekSir

Jayam Ravi - I prayed for a miracle that you would come back safe but shocked beyond words now. Memories of working alongside you still remains fresh in my mind. Your greatness will live through your trees. #RIPVivekSir Prayers and strength to the family.

Nivetha Thomas - You were one of the nicest, kindest people I’ve known in the industry. I will do my part to continue your good work for the society. Rest in peace Vivek sir. #RIPVivekSir

Harris Jayaraj - Lost a very important Artist, Musician and friend. R I P #Vivek

Vishal - My First Shot in Tamil Cinema was with Vivek Sir #RipVivekSir

RJ Balaji - Not able to beleive that Vivek sir is no more. My entire childhood is filled with his jokes. Too many memories. He made us laugh and inspired us in so many ways. Gone too soon. Rest in peace Vivek sir.