Actor-filmmaker Manobala, who started his movie profession as an assistant director and went to direct over a dozen movies, died on Wednesday at a personal hospital in Chennai. As per his publicist, he was hospitalised 10 days in the past, and was present process remedy for liver-related ailment. He was 69, and is survived by his spouse and son. Additionally learn: Rajinikanth pays a go to to Uddhav Thackeray and his household in Mumbai
Veteran actor Rajinikanth paid his tribute on Twitter in Tamil as he remembered his ‘expensive buddy’ Manobala. Rajinikanth’s tweet will be translated as, “I am deeply saddened by the passing away of my dear friend Manobala, a famous director and actor. My condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace.”
Producer G Dhananjayan additionally took to Twitter and wrote that he’s shocked to find out about Manobala’s loss of life. He tweeted, “Shocking and it’s unbelievable such a sweet person and a good friend Manobala sir passed away. Heartfelt condolences to the family. May his soul rest in peace (sic).” Actor Gautham Karthik additionally tweeted, “Heartbreaking to hear that director/actor Manobala sir is no longer with us. Was a true pleasure to work with you sir! You will be surely missed! Condolences to family, friends and loved ones…”
In 1979, Manobala began his movie profession as an assistant director with Bharathiraja’s Puthiya Vaarpugal. He additionally performed a small position within the movie. He made his directorial debut with 1982 Tamil movie Aagaya Gangai. He had additionally directed the Hindi movie, Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hai, starring Jeetendra. A few of his different directorial movies embody Pillai Nila, Sirai Parvai and Oorkavalan amongst others. His final directorial venture was 2002 Tamil movie Naina.
Over the past twenty years, he was energetic as an actor. Principally common for character roles with a comic book facet, he had acted in over 200 movies. His final on display look was in Kajal Aggarwal’s Tamil horror comedy, Ghosty.