The actor-playwright, known for his quick wit and clever wordplay, was 66.
On hearing the news, when we contacted a source in their drama troupe, they confirmed that Crazy Mohan had indeed suffered a heart attack and had been admitted to a hospital.More news: The human cost of Mexico-US migration agreement
Actor-theatre personality Crazy Mohan passed away in Chennai after suffering a heart attack on Monday afternoon. His first stint as a scriptwriter was when he was in college, as an engineering student. The characters Seenu (played by the late Mohan), Madhu (played by his younger brother Balaji) have featured in over 30 of his plays which Mohan wrote and have been staged over 6500 times all over the world.
Besides Kamal Hassan, Crazy Mohan also worked with Rajinikanth in Arunachalam, Prabhu's Vietnam Colony and his combination with directors like KS Ravikumar, Sundar C and Balu Mahendra have also become hits.More news: U.S. urges Beijing to resume trade talks
"Crazy" was an epithet added to his name after his hugely successful play Crazy Thieves in Palavakkam, which was also developed as a television series later. Venba is a classical Tamil poetry form, the Thirukkural being a good example.
Beloved Tamil comedy genius Crazy Mohan died on Monday at the age of 67 and Twitter is giving him an apt farewell with memes, one-liners and a recap of his most memorable jokes. He also wrote Indian.More news: Halo Infinite E3 2019 Demo Running On PC, First Next-Gen Showing?
Born Mohan Rangachari, he adopted the prefix "Crazy" after the success of his play Crazy Thieves Of Paalavakkam. Crazy Creations was founded three years later in 1979. "If we have nearly completed over 1,000 dramas this year with Chocolate Krishna, that is what I will call the success of Crazy Creations".