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Veteran screen writer Crazy Mohan passes away

Popular stand-up comedian, dramatist and screen writer Crazy Mohan passed away at 2 p.m nowadays. He was admitted to Cauvery Hospital in Chennai in a major health condition, however passwed away because of cardiac arrest. Born as Mohan Rangachari, he started his career as a dramatist writing the play 'Crazy Thieves in Paalavakkam' for S Ve Shekher's Natakapriya. He later formed Crazy Creations (therefore Crazy Mohan), and wrote hit plays like 'Jurassic Baby', 'Alaavudeenum 100 Watts Bulbum', 'Maadhu +2', 'Chocolate Krishna' and more.

He later ventured into cinema as a writer and actor. The first movie for which he wrote the dialogues was Ok Balachander's Poikaal Kudhirai, an adaptation of his personal play 'Marriage Made In Saloon'. Having written the dialogues for a number of films, Mohan balanced his pastime for theatre and movies. The Tamil Nadu state government awarded him with 'Kalaimamani' title for excellence in the field of arts and literature.

The acclaimed theater artiste is understood for his association with Kamal Haasan is widely recognized. Some of their the popular collaborations include Apoorva Sagodharargal, Michael Madana Kama Rajan, Magalir Mattum, Avvai Shanmughi, Sathi Leelavathi, Thenali, Panchathanthiram, Pammal Ok Sambandam and Vasool Raja MBBS. He additionally wrote the dialogues for Rajinikanth's 'Arunachalam' and SS Rajamouli's 'Naan Ee'.

The Governor of Maryland, USA had conferred professional excellence award to Mohan for his contributions to Tamil literature, positive arts, theatres for more than 38 years and for successfully carrying out more than 6,000 stage shows globally and for his improve of many noble and philanthropic causes. He was awarded by the secretary of state on the 31st of October, 2016 at Washington DC all over the staging of his comedy play, Google Gadothgajan.

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Actor, writer, director and playwright and comedian Crazy Mohan passes away

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