J K Rithesh," the actor, producer cum ex-MP passed away due to cardiac arrest in his hometown Ramanathapuram. J K Rithesh was admitted to Bharani Kumar Hospital in Ramnad, following severe chest pain. As his body couldn’t recuperate to the treatment, the doctors couldn’t save Rithesh.
Rithesh is said to have been campaigning for the upcoming elections. He campaigned for Nainar Nagendran of ADMK. It is heard that during the lunch break, he suffered chest pain and was admitted to the hospital.
Rithesh had been in the DMK till 2014. He won in the MP election in 2009 as a DMK candidate. From 2014, he had been in the ADMK. Started his career as an actor in Kaanal Neer directed by
Chinni Jayanth, he had played the hero in "
Nayagan" and also in a couple of character roles. He was one of the reasons for the victory of the present Nadigar Sangam team.
He was also a member of the Tamil Film Producers Council and had produced a few films. Rithesh was last seen in “
RJ Balaji and
Priya Anand. May his soul rest in peace! Our deepest condolences to his family and friends!
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