In a tragic incident that took place in Alappuzha, Kerala, a veteran actor named Kavalam Achamma collapsed and died tragically just minutes after receiving some money from actor Vijay Sethupathi. Kavalam Achamma is known for taking up small roles in Malayalam movies including¬†Jayaram’s ‘Njan Salperu Ramankutty’.

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Kavalam Achamma (middle) in a scene with Jayaram in Njan Salperu Ramankutty

Kavalam Achamma approached Vijay Sethupathi at a shooting spot of his current project, Maamanithan, and told him that she had no money to buy her medicines. In a video recorded by a fan, Vijay Sethupathi, who also fondly known as Makkal Selvan, is seen reaching into his wallet and handing her some money. The video went viral online, as fans praised his generosity and kindness.

In a tragic turn of events, Kavalam Achamma collapsed just minutes after receiving money from Vijay Sethupathi. She was rushed to the Taluk Hospital in Changanacherry and was pronounced dead.