The deadly corona virus has killed a lot of innocent lives and has taken the entire world by storm. Quite a few notable personalities from the film industry have also succumbed to the virus. The latest we hear is that popular Tamil actor, Florent C Pereira has passed away due to Corona virus complications. He died on the late hours of September 14 and was 67 years old when he breathed his last. The Tamil audience would have seen him play important supporting roles and he is quite a memorable face, known for delivering convincing performances. After making his acting debut through a brief role in Thalapathy Vijay’s Pudhiya Geethai, Florent C Pereira rose to fame after playing Anandhi’s father in director Prabu Solomon’s Kayal.

Post that, he went on to act in films like Raja Manthiri, Dharmadurai, Thodari, Mupparimanam, Enkitta Mothathe, Sathriyan, Taramani, Podhuvaga En Manasu Thangam, Velailla Pattathaari 2, Kodiveeran, Nagesh Thiraiyarangam, etc. He has played a key role in the long delayed Seenu Ramasamy directorial, Idam Porul Yaeval, that stars Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi, Vishnu Vishal, Aishwarya Rajesh and Nandita Swetha in the lead roles. He has acted in over 50 films and has played different characters.

Apart from being an actor, Florent Pereira worked as the General Manager (GM) of Kalaignar TV channel and he played a crucial role in the execution and success of the popular show, Naalaiya Iyakkunar, that has given us a whole bunch of promising next gen directors. Before working as the GM of Kalaignar TV, Florent worked in Vijay TV and Win TV. He has travelled in the television industry for the past 20 years and is a respectable personality there.

Director Seenu Ramasamy shared the news about the demise of Florent Pereira on his Twitter page and he sounded very emotional about the loss of a talented actor. He tweeted, “I can't believe this. Film Actor Kalaignar TV Ex GM good hearted soulful Mr.Florent Perera you are in the midst of us RIP Father My deepest condolence to his family & Friends. #CoronavirusPandemic @DrBrianPereira #Alexanderpereira”.

He was a talented actor who gave us some memorable performances and let us pray for his departed soul to rest in peace. Galatta Media expresses its deepest condolences to Florent Pereira’s family and friends. The fans are sharing their condolence messages on social media.