'Kadaisi Vivasayi' actor Kasiammal allegedly murdered by son at 74

Reports suggest that she was fatally attacked by her son during a heated argument. Allegedly, the dispute arose over the purchase of alcohol, and in a fit of rage, her son struck her with a wooden slab.

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The Tamil film industry mourns the tragic loss of 'Kadaisi Vivasayi' actor Kasiammal, who was reportedly beaten to death by her own son. The incident, which occurred on February 4, has sent shockwaves across Tamil Nadu.

Kasiammal, known for her role in the National Award-winning film 'Kadaisi Vivasayi,' met her untimely demise at the age of 74. Reports suggest that she was fatally attacked by her son during a heated argument. Allegedly, the dispute arose over the purchase of alcohol, and in a fit of rage, her son struck her with a wooden slab.

The news of Kasiammal's tragic death has left the film fraternity and fans in disbelief. Her portrayal in 'Kadaisi Vivasayi' left a lasting impact on audiences, further amplifying the shock of her sudden passing.

According to reports, the altercation between Kasiammal and her son, identified as Nammakodi, escalated when she refused to provide him with money for alcohol. This refusal reportedly led to a violent confrontation, resulting in Kasiammal's fatal injuries. The wooden slab used in the attack was allegedly seized from their residence.

In the aftermath of the incident, law enforcement authorities have taken swift action by registering a case against Nammakodi, who stands accused of murder under IPC Section 302. The 51-year-old suspect has been apprehended, and legal proceedings are underway.

'Kadaisi Vivasayi,' directed by Manikandan, depicted the struggles and realities of rural life, earning critical acclaim and accolades. Kasiammal's contribution to the film added depth to its narrative, making her demise all the more poignant for fans and the film industry alike.