Actors’ body to pay tribute to Karunanidhi

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An actors body, the South Indian Artistes Association on Saturday said it would hold a memorial meet on August 13 to pay tributes to departed DMK chief M Karunanidhi.

SIAA, hailing Karunanidhi as a doyen of Tamil film industry, said the meet will be held by 5 pm at Kamarajar Arangam in Chennai.

In a statement, SIAA President M Nasser exhorted all the members and office-bearers to take part in the event.

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Karunanidhi was a distinguished screen writer who began his career in Tamil film industry with the movie ‘Rajakumari’ (1947).

The DMK patriarch had breathed his last at a hospital in Chennai on August 7 after fighting for life for 11 days.

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