While the tamil film industry is yet to recover from the shocking demise of lyricist na Muthu kumar, another lyricist, n annamalai passed away (due to heart attack) on Tuesday night, leaving those who had worked with him stunned. Music director turned actor vijay antony has had a close association with the lyricist, as he had written many of vijay s chart busters, including en uchi Mandaila, chillax and rathathin rathame. He says, “I had a brief chat with him only last week. I am still feeling depressed. I haven’t even slept properly from the time I heard the news, ” says vijay. He describes annamalai as someone who had deep thoughts. ” only if someone has gone through a lot of difficult situation in their own life can they write such lines. I would say he was our kutty kannadasan. Even as a person he was very simple and disciplined, ” he says. “What ‘s hurting me the most is that he has left is at the time when industry was staring to embrace him.” he concludes.