Prominent Malayalam actor Rizabawa, recognized for essaying a mixture of humane character roles and later highly effective villain roles within the 90s, died at a non-public hospital in Kochi Monday. He was 55.
Actors Prithviraj Sukumaran, Dulquer Salmaan and different members of the Malayalam movie fraternity took to social media to condole the loss of life of the veteran actor. Fans are additionally posting message of condolence on social media.
Rest in peace! 🙏 pic.twitter.com/rzLMDQrIr6
— Prithviraj Sukumaran (@PrithviOfficial) September 13, 2021
Rizabawa was present process remedy for kidney-related illnesses and had been preserving a distance from the movie business for a very long time. Rizabawa took to performing by way of performs in his youth and later landed a task within the movie ‘Vishupakshi’ in 1984. But sadly, the movie by no means noticed the sunshine of day.
Six years later, he grabbed consideration when he appeared in a lead function reverse actress Parvathy within the movie ‘Dr Pasupathy’ directed by Shaji Kailas. In the identical 12 months, he cemented a spot within the hearts of the Malayali viewers together with his portrayal as ‘John Honai’, a pathbreaking villain function, within the comedy-thriller movie ‘In Harihar Nagar’.
The actor by no means needed to look again for the subsequent one-and-a-half many years as he delivered key performances in movies like Champakulam Thachan (1992), Kabuliwala (1993), Bandhukal Shatrukal (1993), Ezhupunna Tharakan (1999), Nerariyan CBI (2005) and The King and the Commissioner (2012).
He was additionally a prolific dubbing artist, successful the Kerala state award in 2010 for his work within the movie ‘Karmayogi.