Popular Tamil playwright and theatre and film comedian 'Crazy' Mohan passed away on Monday in Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital, following a massive heart, his longtime associate, filmmaker SB Kanthan said.
According to sources close to the family, Mohan, 66, was rushed to a city hospital here following complaints of unease, but despite efforts he could not be revived.
Mohan who began his career as engineer soon entered the theatre after being successful as a theatre personality he entered the Tamil film industry. He tried his hand in writing, wrote over 100 short stories, 30 plays, worked on over 40 films including Kamal Haasan-starrer "Avvai Shanmugi", "Vasool Raja MBBS", and "Michael Madhana Kamarajan", and others.
He is survived by his wife and son.
Many artists from the Tamil industry mourned his demise and remembered Mohan for his contribution to the world of cinema and theatre
Music composer G V Prakash Kumar said, "No one can ever replace you Crazy Mohan sir... A legendary writer who will be missed forever... Condolences to the family ... RIP Crazy Mohan.
Actor Siddharth tweeted on his death #CrazyMohan sir is no more. What a sad day for cinema, theatre, laughter and life. There will never be another like him. Prayers for his soul.Deepest condolences to the family. He was a huge part of our collective #Tamil consciousness and our ability to make or laugh at a joke
with PTI inputs