Tamil actor Florent C Pereira passed away in Chennai on Monday evening.He was 67.Pereira breathed his last at the city’s Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital.
The demise of Pereira has left the Tamil film fraternity shocked.
Many took to social media to pay tribute to the actor.Filmmaker Seenu Ramasamy, who directed Pereira in Idam Porul Yaeval, wrote on Twitter, “I can’t believe this.Film Actor.Kalaignar TV Ex GM.Good-hearted soulful.Florent Perera, you are in the midst of us.RIP.My deepest condolences to his family & Friends.”
Florent C Pereira made his debut in Tamil cinema with Pudhiya Geethai (2003), starring Vijay in the lead role.He shot to fame with director Prabhu Solomon’s Kayal (2014).
He went on to act in movies like Dharmadurai, VIP 2, Raja Manthiri, Thodari, Mupparimanam, Kodiveeran, Enkitta Mothathe, Sathriyan, Podhuvaga En Manasu Thangam, Nagesh Thiraiyarangam, and Taramaniand.
Having starred in over 50 Tamil films, Florent made his acting debut with Vijay’s Tamil romantic drama Puthiya Geethai.
In recent years, he was seen in films such as Kayal, Kumki, Thodari, VIP 2, and Taramani.He was most popular for playing a father in films..