Yesteryear actress Jayachitra's husband and music director Amresh's father, Ganesh passed away, early this morning (December 4) in Trichy. The cause of death is yet to be known. More details regarding the funeral and cremation is expected to be known soon. The fans and celebrities from the film industry are sharing their condolence messages on social media. We at Galatta Media express our heartfelt condolences to Jayachitra's family and prays for the departed soul to rest in peace.

Jayachitra's husband, Ganesh was an industrialist and the couple got married in 1983. They have a son named Amresh who is a popular music director in Tamil cinema. Jayachitra is an ace actress known for her impactful and memorable performances in movies like Kurathi Magan, Arangetram, Bharatha Vilas, Ponnukku Thanga Manasu, Sollathaan Ninaikkiren, Engamma Sapatham, Panathukkaga, Onne Onnu Kanne Kannu, Vellikizhamai Viradham, Dheerga Sumangali, Pattikattu Raja, Kumara Vijayam, Ilamai Oonjal Aadukirathu, Sakka Podu Podu Raja, Engal Kural, Yaar?, Lakshmi Vanthachu, Agni Nakshatram, etc.

Jayachitra was last seen in an important role in GV Prakash - Shalini Pandey starrer 100% Kaadhal. Jayachitra also made her directorial debut with the 1991 Rahman starrer, Pudhiya Raagam, which failed to leave a mark at the box office.

Ganesh's son is music director Amresh Ganesh who rose to fame after composing music for Raghava Lawrence's Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva, directed by Sai Ramani and produced by Super Good Films. Amresh tasted massive success with the viral hit song, 'Chinna Machan' from the film, Charlie Chaplin 2 that starred Prabhu Deva and Nikki Galrani in the lead roles. Amresh has an interesting line up of films including Trisha's Garjanai and Paramapadham Vilayattu, Prabhu Deva's Yung Mung Sung, Sunny Leone's Veeramadevi and more.