Three days after his sudden death, Popular actor Kalabhavan Mani’s hit songs reverberated across the air of the Government General Hospital, Ernakulam, when young playback singers Shyam Prasad and Praveena Vinu rendered some of them at the ‘Arts and Medicine’ show.
While his popular folk number Umbayi kochandi evoked the memories of the popular artist, the duo also struck a melodious track by delivering Minna minunge from Kabbadi Kabaddi. The KBF authorities said that 111th edition of Arts and Medicine show will fully feature Kalabhavan Mani’s songs.
Meanwhile, the postmortem report pointed out that the possible presence of methanol could be confirmed only after the toxicology report is made available, which could take around one month’s time.The police had registered a case under Section-174 of the CrPC (Unnatural Death).
The 110th episode of the weekly show, organised by Kochi Biennale Foundation in association with Mehboob Memorial Orchestra and Lakeshore Hospital and Research Centre Limited, began by paying homage to Mani, who passed away on Sunday at age 45.