Manivannan’s noted filmography included, ‘Pudhu Manithan, Chinna Thambi Periya Thambi and Jalli Kattu.’ His last and 50th directorial was ‘Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA’ released recently. Actor Siddharth took on Twitter posting, ‘The great manivannan Sir is no more. Many lives in cinema are what they are today because of him. Writer, director, actor… gone too soon. RIP.’
Most popular South Indian actor, writer and director manivannan is no more. The man who is considered as a mentor for many of the Tamil top directors and writers died with cardiac arrest. He was 58 years old and breathed last in his residence at Nesapakkam. He is known to have directed nearly 50 films, of which some where even dubbed into Telugu and Malayalam too.