Malayalam cinema has lost one of its finest actors with the demise of veteran actor Mamukkoya at the age of 77. He passed away on Wednesday, reportedly due to cardiac arrest. The news of his death has left the film fraternity and his fans in shock, and they have been pouring in their condolences.
Two of the most prominent names in Malayalam cinema, Prithviraj Sukumaran and Dulquer Salmaan, have paid tribute to the legendary actor. Prithviraj mentioned how Mamukkoya’s works have always been a source of inspiration to him, and how the industry has lost an iconic chapter. Dulquer, on the other hand, said that Mamukkoya will remain a legend forever, and that his death has left a void that cannot be filled.
Remembering the favourite roles of the late actor
Mamukkoya has acted in more than 500 films, and his contributions to the industry are immeasurable. Known for his impeccable comic timing, he has essayed some of the most memorable roles in Malayalam cinema, including that of ‘Kallan Pokkudan’ in the comedy-drama film ‘Ramji Rao Speaking’. He has also acted in some critically acclaimed films like ‘Guru’ and ‘Amaram’. Mamukkoya was a versatile actor who brought life to every character he played on screen.
The legacy of Mamukkoya
Mamukkoya definitely left behind a rich legacy, and he will always be remembered as one of the greatest actors in Malayalam cinema. His fans and well-wishers have been sharing heartwarming messages, and social media has been filled with condolences since the news of his death broke out. The industry will miss his comic timing, his infectious smile, and his impeccable acting skills. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends during this difficult time.