Superstar Rajinikanth and other popular personalities of Tamil cinema have paid rich tributes on Panchu Arunachalam, the veteran producer-director-lyricist-writer who passed away in Chennai on Tuesday.
“Panju sir … I will really really miss you. May your soul rest in peace,” Rajini posted on his Twitter page.
“RIP Legendary Producer #PanchuArunachalam sir. My prayers to the family @subbu6panchu,” said Hansika.
Siddharth posted: “Panchu Arunachalam sir was a passionate creator. His contribution to Tamil cinema will live on forever. RIP sir. Strength to the family.”
According to Gauthami, “My heartfelt condolences on Panchu sir’s passing. An amazing life with wonderful milestones! An inspiration to many!”
Producer Dhananjayan G said “Panchu Arunachalam sir was born on 22nd March 1941, 75 years old now. Big loss to everyone &I am still unable to believe as I spoke recently”
Shanthanu Bhagyaraj said: Panchu Arunachalam appa !Ur contribution to Cinema can never b matchedcondolences&strength to @subbu6panchu family.
According to Karunakaran: “RIP Panchu Arunachalam Sir one of the greatest contributor to the Film Industry.”
Khushbu said, “my heart is sinking..my best buddies lose their parents within a day’s time..#PanjuUncle u will be missed..u wr our inspiration..”
Radhika Sarathkumar posted, “So shocked to hear of the sudden demise of veteran Panchu Arunachalam, spent a lot of time with him in recent times. I am shocked. RIP.Such a wonderful , humorous &knowledgeable man. Industry cannot replace such a great contributor to Tamil cinema.”