Raghuram was not keeping well for the past few days, sources close to his family said.
He is survived by his wife and a daughter named Gayathri, who is also an actor and choreographer.
Fondly addressed as "Raghu Master", he had worked in number of films including those of superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan.
He had also acted with Haasan in some movies including his hit 'Dasavatharam' a few years ago.
Various film industry members, including choreographers, paid tribute to Raghuram, condoling his demise as a great loss to Tamil cinema.