Vijayakanth, a famous actor and politician, died of Multiple health complications from Covid-19.

He was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai and Died on 28 December 2023 at the age of 71.

Vijayakanth worked in more than 150 films in Tamil cinema and was named "Captain".

He formed his political party Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) in 2005.

His death is an atmosphere of mourning in both the Tamil film industry and politics.

Big stars like Rajinikanth, Jr NTR, Chiranjeevi paid tribute on his death.

His fans lit candles and put up posters of his films in his memory.

Vijayakanth was a brave and honest man, who always fought for Tamil Nadu.