Actor Chitti Babu Passes Away

 Actor Chitti Babu Passes Away

Chitti Babu underwent a bypass surgery recently.

"Even though he worked in a few films in the last two years, he couldn't work as actively as before because of the bypass surgery," the source added.

He started his career as a television anchor of a comedy show. In 2002, he made his cinematic debut with Tamil romantic-drama "Five Star".

He has starred in films such as "Ottran", "Dhool" and "Sivakasi". His last film "Madha Gadha Raja" is awaiting release.

Chitti Babu is survived by his wife and son.


Comedian Chitti Babu Passed away today, Nov 8th 2013 at the Chennai Royapettah hospital. He was 49.

TV personality turned actor Chittibabu had acted in films like Ottran, Boys, Five Star, Dhool,Sivakasi, Dindugal Sarathi, Mappailai. He was very popular for his comedy time programme and the Asatha Povathu yaaru Show in Sun TV.

Few years ago Chittibabu had undergone a bypass surgery after complaining of frequent chest pain. After the surgery he had even stopped acting and was under rest for 2 years. He recently started taking up new assignments and was also shooting for a film. But on Monday, Nov 4th he fainted at his home and was admitted to a private hospital at Mogappair-Chennai, but his condition gradually worsened and was in Coma.

The team of doctors at the hospital identified a tumor in his brains and Later on Wednesday he was shifted to the Royapettah Govt Hospital and was under observation.

However Chitti Babu's condition deteriorated and he breathed his last this evening.

We will miss you, May your soul RIP !!