Chitti Babu (born Sajjadh Adeebh, 1964 – 8 November 2013 Age 49) was an Indian comedian, presenter and actor who prominently played supporting roles in Tamil cinema. He was also one of the judges in the comedy show Asathapovathu Yaaru on Sun TV.
Chitti Babu aka Sajjadh Adeebh died in a private hospital today.
“He was admitted to Royapettah Government Hospital on Wednesday after he fell unconscious due to high diabetes in his house. On Thursday, he slipped into coma and never regained consciousness. He passed away this evening,” a family source told IANS.
Chitti Babu underwent a bypass surgery recently.
“Even though he worked in a few films in the last two years, he couldn’t work as actively as before because of the bypass surgery,” the source added.
He started his career as a television anchor of a comedy show. In 2002, he made his cinematic debut with Tamil romantic-drama “Five Star”.
He has starred in films such as “Ottran”, “Dhool” and “Sivakasi”. His last film “Madha Gadha Raja” is awaiting release.
Chitti Babu is survived by his wife and son.