Chief Minister of the state J.Jayalalitha passed away owing to her ill health by 11:30 PM on Monday 05-12-2016. Fondly called as Amma by cadres of her party and the people of the state, Jayalalitha was a veteran actress before she made her foray into Politics. She was the highest paid actress of the nation for a time period of more than 15 years. She has acted in more than 140 films so far in more than 4 languages.
Mortal remains of Selvi Jayalalitha was kept in Rajaji Hall, Chennai for Public mourning. Political leaders from all over the nation flew down to Chennai to pay their last respects for the great leader.
Actors and actresses from the film fraternity with whom Amma have always maintained a cordial relationship came to pay their last respects for the Iron Lady of TamilNadu. First among the film fraternity who came to pay their last respects include Ilayathalapathy Vijay and Actor Sivakumar along with his sons Suriya, Karthi and their families.
Superstar Rajinikanth came along with his family for the final prayers and expressed his condolences to the friends and followers of the great leader. Actor Dhanush also came with his family to bid adieu to the Chief Minister.
Other personalities who paid homage to Amma from the film fraternity include Nayanthara, Naasar, Prasanna, Vignesh Shivan, Y Gee Mahendran, Kushboo, Senthil, Kovaisarala, Pasupathi, Trisha, R J Balaji, Sathyaraj, Ponvannan and other office bearers of Nadigar Sangam