Fashionable mimicry artiste Abbi Habeeb, who was popularly often called Kalabhavan Abi, handed away on Thursday, his associates from the business stated. Habeeb, who has additionally donned the grease paint in a number of Malayalam movies, was 54.
Habeeb’s final rites can be performed right here on Friday. Shameer, the actor’s shut good friend and supervisor instructed the media that he acquired a name from Habeeb on Thursday morning saying he was not feeling nicely.
“He had simply returned from a international tour with a troupe. He was affected by a blood-related ailment for the previous two years,” stated Shameer, who was crying as he was talking to the media. Habeeb’s son Shane Nigam is an upcoming actor.
Habeeb was a vastly widespread mimicry artiste and was an integral a part of most stage exhibits exterior the nation. Simply earlier than he arrived after his newest present overseas, he had offered an award to his son in Dubai, just a few days again.
Veteran director Siddiq instructed the media that none was conscious that Habeeb was affected by a uncommon ailment. Habeeb rose to stardom by imitating Amitabh Bachchan and his most sought-after stage programme was the one the place he portrays the megastar. He has additionally dubbed an commercial that includes Bachchan.
Fashionable Malayalam actor and mimicry artist Abi handed away on Thursday. He was 52. That is how a number of of his colleagues from the Malayalam movie business remembered Abi, who handed away on Thursday morning. His sudden demise has caught the Malayalam movie business by shock.
Kalabhavan Abi, who was additionally a well-liked mimicry artist, had gained fame after his stint with mimicry troupe Kalabhavan. He went on to work with different troupes like Harisree and Cochin Sagar. The actor was additionally the voice of Amitabh Bachchan in Malayalam advertisements.