Veteran actor SSR passes away

Veteran actor S S Rajendran passed away Veteran actor S S Rajendran, fondly known as SSR, passed away in Chennai this morning.

The actor was hailed as Latchiya Nadigar as he has never donned any mythological character.

Sedapatti Suryanarayana Devar Rajendran was born in 1928 at Sedapatti hamlet near Usilampatti, Madras Presidency.

He was a film actor, director, producer and politician. In acting, attractive personality and correct and clear pronunciation of Tamil words are his two major talents.

He was a cult figure in the early 1950s and 60s who thrilled the fans by his breath-taking dialogue delivery and for his dictaphone Tamil pronunciation a feat only matched by the thespian Sivaji Ganesan.