South Indian cinema has lost yet another jewel in its crown. Multi- talented Malyalam actor Kalabhavan Mani is no more.Going into the details, the versatile actor Kalabhavan Mani breathed his last last night at a private hospital in Kochi. He was admitted in hospital due to a severe liver ailment and is undergoing treatment as well.
He started off as an auto driver and being a mimicry artiste and folk singer from childhood drove him towards cinema. He has acted in over 200 films across all South Indian languages and got a break in Telugu films with his versatile performance in Venkatesh’s Gemini movie.
He was quite active in Kerala Politics and a staunch supporter of CPM in Kerala. He is survived by his wife and daughter. Chitramala extends its deepest condolences to the grieved family of Kalabhavan Mani. May his soul rest in peace.