In a shocking turn of events, it has come to everyone's notice that popular Tamil serial actress Uma Maheswari has passed away and her demise has taken one and all by deep shock. Popular Tamil serial actress Gayathri shared the news through her official Facebook page in which she said, "With a very heavy heart I wish to inform that M Uma Maheswari has left us to grieve and moved forward to her heavenly abode. I pray she finds her peace there. I will miss you with all my heart Uma. Om Shanthi.". Similarly, popular television anchor and actress Ammu Ramachandran also expressed her shock at Uma Maheswari's sudden death. Mourning her loss, Ammu wrote, "Gone so soon 😭 😭 😭 😭 Devastated hearing the sudden demise of Uma 😢 can’t believe that she is not with us now, we are going to miss u & ur smile Uma 😢 😢 😢 Rest in Peace M Uma Maheswari".

The cause of death and other details are yet to be known. This incident has taken the Tamil television industry by deep shock and prominent celebrities have shared their condolences on social media. The fans are also mourning Uma's death. At this moment, Galatta Media expresses heartfelt condolences to Uma Maheswari's family and friends and prays for the departed soul to rest in peace.

Uma Maheswari will be best known and remembered for playing the role of Viji in Sun TV's mega hit serial, Metti Oli. Uma Maheswari essayed the character of Vijayalakshmi / Viji - one of the five daughters of Chidambaram (played by Delhi Kumar). Uma's character was also the wife of Thirumurugan (Gopi) in the serial and her performance received a positive response from the audience. Apart from Metti Oli, Uma had also acted in a few other serials. Find below the social media posts of actresses Gayathri and Ammu Ramachandran on the death of actress Uma Maheswari: