It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of the passing of Manobala, a well-known senior actor celebrated for his exceptional comic timing. The veteran actor breathed his last at the age of 69 at Apollo Hospital in Chennai, after undergoing treatment for liver-related ailments for two weeks. His demise has sent shockwaves across the entertainment industry, where he had been an integral part for several decades.
#BREAKING : Actor / Director #Manobala has passed away sometime back..
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) May 3, 2023
With his acting debut in the early 1970s, Manobala went on to feature in numerous Tamil and Telugu films. His last works included the Tamil movie Ghosty and the Telugu film Waltair Veerayya. The sudden loss of the talented artist has left his fellow actors, producers, and directors in mourning.
Further details regarding Manobala’s funeral and other arrangements are yet to be announced.