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'We will miss you Manorama Aachi'

By S Saraswathi
October 12, 2015 10:24 IST
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Manorama'What an irreplaceable loss to our film fraternity'

Tamil film folk pay tribute to Manorama.

One of the most loved faces of Tamil cinema, veteran actress Manorama succumbed to a heart attack on October 9 in Chennai. She was 78.

She is survived by her singer and actor son Bhoopathy.

In her career spanning six decades, Manorama has worked in 1,500 films in five languages, with leading actors. 

She also holds the distinction of having worked with five chief ministers -- C N Annadurai, M Karunanidhi, MG Ramachandran, Jayalalitha and NT Rama Rao.

The film fraternity took to Twitter to express their condolences:

P C Sreeram, cinematographer: ‏The legend manorama is no more. The volume of films she acted proves her talent of rediscovering herself in each one of them. Rip

Sridevi, actress: ‏I am one of the fortunate ones to have worked with the legendary #Manorama. A wonderful human being. We will miss you Aachi.

Shankar Shanmugham, director: ‏Great Actress"Aachi" Manorama RIP. My deepest condolences to her family.

Venkat Prabhu, actor-filmmaker-singer: ‏ RIP Manorama Aachi!!! One more legend left us :(((

Dhanush, actor: ‏No! Manorama aachi ! U can't leave us. Not you :( From the legend from whom I learnt what acting is. #legend #irreplaceable

Aishwaryaa R Dhanush, director: What an irreplaceable loss to our film fraternity! RIP our dearest #Manorama aachi. #LEGEND.

Khushbu Sundar, actor-director: A sad day in the history of tamil cinema..1 of the greatest actor #MANORAMA fondly known as #AACHI is no more with us..a legend has left us.

Shruti Haasan, actress: Manorama aachi you're eternal so beautiful -- you changed an 8 year olds life - and then I grew up to see the great artist the great woman

Siddharth, actor: Rest in peace Manorama aachi. One of the greatest ever.

Selvaraghavan, director: One of the genuine human beings I had ever known.had the privilege of working with her.a true http://legend.RIP manorama aachi.

R Madhavan, actor: RIP Manorama Aachi.Such a privilege to have met you. The Heavens are now lucky to be able to see you and your powerhouse talent first hand.

Arun Vijay, actor: #RIP Manorama Aachi's demise is a huge loss to da entire filmdom.She is irreplaceable and will nvr be forgotten.Blessed 2 hv wrkd with her.

Nayanthara, actress: Very sad news indeed...Great loss to the film fraternity. Rest In Peace Manorama Aachi!!

Tamannaah, actress: Manorama aachi will continue to live on in our hearts, my heartfelt condolences to her family, may her soul rest in peace.

Sriya Reddy, actress: #AACHI #Manorama rip what a revelation as a actor and what a wonderful human being.

Prabhudheva, choreographer-director: Aachi Manorama will be remembered forever #RIP

Hansika, actress: Heard d demise of legendary Manorama mam.U r a guiding factor for many artist.  Its a huge loss for our industry. RIP

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