Popular Tamil character artist Selvakumar died in Chennai on Friday in a road accident. “On Friday night, Selvakumar was returning home from an event with another actor Kovai Senthil on their motorcycle, when the brake wires got entangled in the front wheel, (and they fell) on the road,” police said. Selvakumar sustained head injuries 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.