Malayalam Actor and mimicry artist Abi passes away : Popular Malayalam actor and mimicry artist Abi passed away on Thursday. He was 52. The actor, who is best known for films like Mazhavil Koodaram, Kireedamillatha Rajakkanmar, Mimics Action 500, Aniyathipraavu and Rasikan, breathed his last at a Kochi hospital on November 30.
Malayalam Actor and mimicry artist Abi passes away
mimicry artist Abi passes away : Known for even imitating the Hindi actors, Abi also gave voice for Amitabh Bachchan’s ads in Malayalam.
Actor Abi, who is popularly known as a mimicry artist, carved a niche for himself among Malayalis. His sudden death on November 30 has come as a shocking news to one and all. Though the reason for his illness was not known to many, it is reported that he was not keeping well for a while now and was undergoing treatment with the blood platelets’ count coming down.
When it comes to mimicry, Abi was one of the first few names that came to mind. Dubbing for actor Amitabh Bachchan’s voice in Malayalam advertisements was considered his feat. He has acted in more than 50 films.
Abi breathed his last at a private hospital in Kochi. He died at the age of 50.
Aby, whose real name is Habeeb Ahamed, started his career from Kalabhavan, the cradle of many prominent artists and actors in Kerala, and has acted in over 50 movies in Malayalam.
The mimicry artiste rose to fame by portraying the character Amina Thatha, an elderly Muslim woman, in various comedy shows and movies. He is also known for dubbing for Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan for his advertisements in Malayalam.
The news of the untimely death of the actor came as a shock to many celebrities who expressed their disbelief and condolences.
Can’t stop thinking about the countless times he’s made us laugh. A lot of my growing up had watching his shows on tv or even seeing him live on stage shows abroad with my father. His immense talent and endearing charm was timeless. And now Shane his son is one of our greatest breakout talents of Malayalam. Having done several films with him I got to see Abi ikka a lot of late. This is so sudden and so unexpected. My deepest condolences to the family. Our prayers and love to them always.
Aby kka??? Shocked!!!