Chennai: Popular Tamil character artist Selvakumar died here on Friday in a motorcycle accident.
"On Friday night, Selvakumar was returning home from an event with another actor Kovai Senthil on their bike, when the brake wires got entangled in the front wheel, (and they fell) on the ground," police said.
Selvakumar sustained head injury and died on the spot, while his friend suffered minor injuries.
Having starred in nearly 300 films in small roles, Selvakumar is most popular for his work in "Anniyan" and "Ramanaa".
He is survived by his wife and two daughters.