Amaravati: Tamil hero, DMDK leader Vijaykanth (71) passed away on Thursday morning. He has been facing health problems for the past few years. He was recently suffering from a serious health problem related to lungs (neonia) and his family members admitted him to a hospital in Chennai on November 18 for treatment. He recovered after treatment and was discharged on 11th December. Miot was admitted to the hospital as the situation worsened again on Tuesday. Hospital sources said that Vijaykanth, who was undergoing treatment in the hospital for two days, died on Thursday morning.