Veteran playwright-actor Crazy Cheenu Mohan has confirmed this news via his Facebook post. He wrote, “It is with Heartfelt pain, We in Crazy Creations mourn the untimely passing away of CHEENU MOHAN this morning due to massive heart attack. He made millions forget their worries and laugh their heart out. As a trouper since inception of Crazy Creations in 1979, he reveled in well knit friendship with each and every one in the troupe. Cremation to take place on 29.12.18 in Anna Nagar. We pray for his AATHMA to get POORNA SHANTHI and NARGATHI.”
Cheenu Mohan started his career as an actor in the late 1980s, portraying small roles in Varusham Padhinaaru in 1989 and Mani Ratnam’s Anjali in 1990 and Thalapathi in 1991. He played the lead role in plays directed by Crazy Mohan and Maadhu Balaji.
Cheenu Mohan made his comeback in films with a supporting role in Karthik Subbaraj’s Iraivi, starring SJ Surya, Vijay Sethupathi, Bobby Simha, Anjali, Kamalinee Mukherjee and Pooja Devariya. His popular movies are Varusham Padhinaaru, Jerry, Aandavan Kattalai, Kolamavu Kokila and he was last seen in Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, directed by Mani Ratnam, featuring actors Aravind Swami, Vijay Sethupathi, Silambarasan, Arun Vijay, Jyothika, Aditi Rao Hydari, Aishwarya Rajesh in supporting roles.
Cheenu Mohon is a popular personality in Tamil theatre and artist group. His funeral will take place on 29th December.