Chennai: National award-winning film editor T.E Kishore, who was undergoing treatment for a brain stroke, breathed his last on Friday at a hospital here, said a family source.
Kishore was 36 and died at the Vijaya Hospital. He is survived by his parents.
"Kishore was hospitalised few days ago after he suffered a brain stroke while working in a studio. He slipped into coma and failed to respond to the doctor's treatment," a family source said.
Kishore, who started his career with 2009 critically-acclaimed Tamil thriller "Eeram", was the former associate of renowned editor B. Lenin.
In 2011, Kishore pocketed a National Film Award for his work in Dhanush-starrer "Aadukalam".
He is also known for his work in films such as "Ethir Neechal", "Udhayam NH4", "Aarohanam" and "Nedunchaalai". He has over 30 films to his credit.