The death of eminent lyricist Vaali, was mourned by political leaders and Tamil film industry. Vaali, who died on Thursday (July 18)afternoon, was active in Tamil film industry since five decades. He is survived by his son.
Vaali was suffering from lung related issue for quite a few days and was admitted to Apollo hospital, Chennai. He breathed his last on July 18th. As soon as the death news of Vaali was out, the legends of Tamil industry rushed to Vaali's house and presented their homage.
Vaali composed music for MGR's Padakotti, which took him to new heights. By then he was the permanent lyricist for the MGR movies.
Vaali had written scripts for movies of superstars from MGR to Dhanush. He also made his appearance as an actor in Hey Raam, Sathya and Parthale Parvasam. The whole Tamil industry payed their tribute to the legend.