The deadly dengue that took the life of Indian Cinema’s great film legend Yash Chopra in 2012 has once again stuck Indian Cinema and the victim this time is the 13 year old innocent son of South Film Industry’s great comedian Vivek, who has acted in hit films like SIVAJI, SINGAM, ANNIYAN etc
According to news report celebrated comedian Vivek’s son, Prasanna Kumar, 13, was suffering from dengue for the past 40 days. He was being treated at SRM Institutes for Medical Science at Vadapalani, Chennai but was not responding to the medicines.
Doctors attending in him at the hospital informed his condition was deteriorating and he had developed brain fever. A doctor on condition of anonymity said, “Prasanna Kumar was suffering with acute dengue and he also had brain stem dysfunction. Hence he succumbed to the viral fever around 4.25 pm on Thursday,”
The catastrophic news devastated his family and sent shock waves in the Southern film industry. Several film celebrities have extended their condolences.
However what is agonizing is that the Chennai Municipal Corporation health officers have declined to accept that the child had died of dengue. They claim unless they get reports from the doctors declaring the cause of death as dengue they won’t believe!
Tragic indeed because everybody knows that dengue has gripped all the major metropolitan cities of India and it is the poor administration of the Municipal Corporations that has failed to tackle the dengue menace tactfully and with dedication.
Meanwhile Raaga.Com extents our humble condolence to the departed soul and pray may the soul of Prasanna Kumar rest in peace in heaven and Almighty give strength to the family to overcome the tragedy.