Actor and politician JK Rithesh, who recently appeared in February film LKG, has died at the age of 46. Rithesh was a member of AIADMK (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam). He had also been a member of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and a Member of Parliament as well.
Trade analyst Ramesh Bala tweeted, “#BREAKING : Actor and Ex-Lok Sabha MP #JKRitheesh who was recently seen in the movie #LKG is no more.. He died of a heart attack sometime back in #Ramanathapuram. May his soul RIP!”
Rithesh appeared in four Tamil movies, debuting with 2007’s Kaanal Neer and went on to do Nayagan in 2008, Pen Singam in 2010 (cameo appearance) and this year in LKG (Lalgudi Karuppiah Gandhi).