Prominent Malayalam actor Rizabawa, regarded for essaying a combine of humane character roles and afterwards potent villain roles in the 90s, died at a non-public healthcare facility in Kochi Monday. He was 55.
Actors Prithviraj Sukumaran, Dulquer Salmaan and other associates of the Malayalam film fraternity took to social media to condole the demise of the veteran actor. Fans are also publishing message of condolence on social media.
Rest in peace! 🙏 pic.twitter.com/rzLMDQrIr6
— Prithviraj Sukumaran (@PrithviOfficial) September 13, 2021
Rizabawa was undergoing therapy for kidney-similar conditions and experienced been keeping a length from the film marketplace for a extensive time. Rizabawa took to performing by plays in his youth and afterwards landed a function in the movie ‘Vishupakshi’ in 1984. But however, the film under no circumstances noticed the gentle of day.
Six several years afterwards, he grabbed interest when he appeared in a lead part opposite actress Parvathy in the movie ‘Dr Pasupathy’ directed by Shaji Kailas. In the very same year, he cemented a put in the hearts of the Malayali audience with his portrayal as ‘John Honai’, a pathbreaking villain purpose, in the comedy-thriller movie ‘In Harihar Nagar’.
The actor hardly ever had to appear back for the following just one-and-a-half a long time as he shipped essential performances in films like Champakulam Thachan (1992), Kabuliwala (1993), Bandhukal Shatrukal (1993), Ezhupunna Tharakan (1999), Nerariyan CBI (2005) and The King and the Commissioner (2012).
He was also a prolific dubbing artist, winning the Kerala state award in 2010 for his get the job done in the film ‘Karmayogi.