(This article is authored by Alar)
The music director and actor Vijay Antony’s daughter Meera, who was pursuing her 12th standard in a reputed school in Chennai, reportedly committed suicide at her home in Alwarpet on Tuesday morning. The 16-year-old girl was found hanging from the ceiling of her bedroom by her parents around 3 am. The police have registered a case of accidental death and are investigating the matter.
Meera was a bright and cheerful student and she had a close bond with her father, who is one of the most popular and respected composers and lyricists in Tamil cinema. The news of Meera’s death has come as a shock to the film industry and Vijay Antony's fans, who have been expressing their condolences and sympathy on social media.
Many celebrities from the industry, such as director Venkat Prabhu, Karthik Subburaj Sarath Kumar, Singer Chinmayi, Gautham Karthik and others have taken to X to share their grief and pay tribute to the young starlet. Actor Gautham Karthik shared his condolence by taking to X on Tuesday.
He wrote, "My deepest condolences to brother @vijayantony and his family... Truly shocking to hear this... I pray that God gives your family strength during this time. I'm so sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace... #RIP",
Venkat Prabhu penned, "Woke up to this shocking news! Deepest condolences Vijay Antony Saar and family RIP Meera". Vijay Antony has not yet commented on his daughter’s death, but sources say that he is devastated by the loss of his only child. He is next to seen in Ratham, directed by CS Amudhan. The police have registered a case of accidental death and are investigating the matter further.
Vijay Antony is a popular music composer, producer, actor and filmmaker in Tamil cinema. Vijay Antony was born in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu. He has a younger sister. He is married to Fathima Vijay Antony, who is also a film producer. They have two daughters, Meera and Lara.
Shocked to hear that Vijay Antony sir’s daughter committed suicide. Losing a child, it deeply hurts. No words can express the pain and grief. My deepest condolences to him and his family.— RJ Balaji (@RJ_Balaji) September 19, 2023
The news of the untimely and unfortunate demise of Meera, the daughter of @vijayantony and Fatima is shocking beyond imaginations. No amount of consoling and condolences can replace the everlasting grief of Vijay Antony and Fatima.— R Sarath Kumar (@realsarathkumar) September 19, 2023
Vijay I hope the almighty gives strength to… pic.twitter.com/zzcgW3ag8w
Woke up to this shocking news! Deepest condolences Vijay Antony Saar and family 🙏🏽 RIP Meera— venkat prabhu (@vp_offl) September 19, 2023
Heartbreaking 💔— karthik subbaraj (@karthiksubbaraj) September 19, 2023
Stay Strong Vijay Antony Sir & Family..
Deepest condolences & Prayers 🙏🏼🙏🏼
My deepest condolence to Vijay Antony sir and his entire family. 💔— Sunainaa (@TheSunainaa) September 19, 2023
I hope you are able to find strength in these trying times.
Oh my god…just saw the news and it’s heartbreaking. My deepest condolences @vijayantony sir. May God give you and your family strength to over come this pain.— krishna (@Actor_Krishna) September 19, 2023
🙏🙏shocked and deeply saddened. https://t.co/Ebr4YAZSAg— Radikaa Sarathkumar (@realradikaa) September 19, 2023
Praying for strength and love to the family of Vijay Anthony sir— Chinmayi Sripaada (@Chinmayi) September 19, 2023
Truly hope everyone is really sensitive when reporting this; the ideal thing would be for media to give the family privacy and leave them alone.
I am deeply saddened by loss of your daughter , May her souls rest in peace. My heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you @vijayantony sir.. I pray Raghavendra swamy to give more strength to you and your family in this tough times 🙏🏼🙏🏼— Raghava Lawrence (@offl_Lawrence) September 19, 2023
Woke up to this extremely unfortunate news. My prayers and condolences to bro @vijayantony and family. May God give the strength to the poor parents to over come this pain.— Prasanna (@Prasanna_actor) September 19, 2023
My deepest condolences to brother @vijayantony and his family...— Gautham Karthik (@Gautham_Karthik) September 19, 2023
Truly shocking to hear this...
I pray that God gives your family strength during this time. I'm so sorry for you loss.
May she rest in peace...#RIP