South Indian actor Kalabhavan Mani Passed away

Mani came into mainstream movies through mimicry performancesActed as villain in major Tamil and Telugu moviesThis talented  singer and music director...

South Indian actor Kalabhavan Mani Passed away


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  • Mani came into mainstream movies through mimicry performances

  • Acted as villain in major Tamil and Telugu movies

  • This talented  singer and music director  released number of folk song albums

  • His first movies was 'Aksharam'

  • Hes married and was living with wife Nimmy and daughter Sreelakshmy

  • He won special jury award for both national and state level

  • He won filmfare award for Best villain for the movie 'Gemini'


Popular Malayalam actor Kalabhavan Mani passed away at a private hospital here on Sunday, said his family. He was 45.Unwell for a while, Mani was hospitalised for the past two days.

In a career spanning close to a quarter century, Mani has acted in around 200 films and of late, was seen more often in Tamil films. Beginning his career as a mimicry artiste, he went on to play serious and even villain roles and was a popular singer too, especially of ballads.

For his brilliant portrayal as a blind man in the film "Vasantiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njanum", he won the special jury award at the national and the state level.