Manobala passes awayMay 3, 2023 KKR
Tamil actor-director Manobala died in Chennai on Wednesday. He was taking treatment at his residence for liver-related problems for the past two weeks. The actor was 69.
Manobala was known for his comedy characters. In a career spanning over 35 years, he acted in over 900 films. He is survived by wife, Usha, and son, Harish. His mortal remains will be placed at his residence in LV Prasad Road, Saligramam in Chennai.
Manobala made his acting debut in 1979 with Bharathiraja's ‘Puthiya Vaarpugal’. Later, he worked as an assistant director to Bharathiraja. His last on-screen appearance was in Kajal Aggarwal's ‘Ghosty’.
In 1982, he made his directorial debut with ‘Agaya Gangai’ and helmed nearly 25 films. Some of his popular films include ‘Pillai Nila’, ‘Oorkaavalan’, ‘En Purusshanthaan Enakku Mattumthaan’, ‘Karuppu Vellai’, ‘Mallu Vetti Minor’ and ‘Paarambariyam’. Manobala also directed television serials. Click the Movie button below for more info: