Vasu, popularly known as Halwa Vasu, (died 17 August 2017) was a comedian in the Tamil film industry in India. He worked in around 900 films.[1][2]

Halwa Vasu
Born
Vasu
Died(2017-08-17)17 August 2017
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active1984-2017

CareerEdit

Vasu who hailed from Madurai district, came to Chennai to work in cinemas after his graduation. Vasu worked as an assistant to director-actor Manivannan, he carved a niche for himself in comedy films and has also acted alongside the likes of Vadivelu.[3] He was given the name "Halwa Vasu" after the film Amaidhi Padai (1994), in which he brings halwa which is adulterated with chloroform.

DeathEdit

He was hospitalized for some time but died due to liver failure at his home on 17 August 2017.[4][5]

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Comedian ‘Alva’ Vasu passes away
  2. ^ Comedian ‘Alwa’ Vasu passes away
  3. ^ https://newsable.asianetnews.com/tamil-nadu/comedian-alva-vasu-critical-after-suffering-liver-failure
  4. ^ Comedy actor ‘Alva’ Vasu critically ill after suffering liver failure
  5. ^ "Actor Alva Vasu passes Away".

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