Leaders condole Manorama’s death

Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and others on Sunday condoled the death of veteran actor Manorama who died here on Saturday.

In a statement issued here, Rosaiah said that he was deeply shocked and grieved to hear about the sudden demise of comedian Manorama who had created Guinness World Record of acting in more than 1,000 movies.

“She was a talented artists and a combination of all in one. Not only in comedy roles but also in character roles and through her melodious voice she had captivated the ‘rasikas’ by her wonderful acting in the stage and silver screen,” he said.

Paying her last respects, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said Manorama was a great achiever in the field of Tamil movies.

Consoling the family members of Manorama assembled at her residence here, Jayalalithaa said: “There was no achiever like Manorama in the Tamil movie field. There will be nobody who will be born like her in the future. The void left behind her cannot be filled in by anybody else.”

Jayalalithaa, who herself is a former actor, said there were no words to describe the feeling of grief experienced by her on hearing Manorama’s death.

“We have acted together in many movies. She would affectionately call me Ammu and I would address her as Manorama,” Jayalalithaa said.

Jayalalithaa said many a time she had food at Manorama’s place.

She said late actor Sivaji Ganesan used to tell her that Manorama is a genius actor.

In his condolence message, DMK president M. Karunanidhi said he was shocked to hear the demise of Manorama who was affectionately called ‘Aachi’ by everybody in the Tamil movie field.

PMK founder S. Ramadoss said the history of Tamil movie cannot be written by omitting Manorama.

She had acted with actors of three generations.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here