- The actor is known for his quick wit and clever wordplay
Born as Mohan Rangachari ‘Crazy’ was acquired after his play ‘Crazy Thieves in Palavakkam’.
The actor is known for his quick wit and clever wordplay. He passed away in Chennai on June 10, Monday suffered due to cardiac arrest afternoon and immediately taken to Kauvery Hospital in Chennai. Defibrillator exertions failed and he was declared dead at 2 PM.
He was born in 1952, was graduated as a mechanical engineer from the college of engineering in Guindy in 1973. He was writing scripts for his brother Maadhu Balaji’s drama troupe in RKM Vivekananda College, Chennai. Crazy Mohan’s first film was K Balachander’s Poikkal Kudhirai for which he wrote the dialogues. Further, association with Kamal Hassan led to some hilarious comic sequences in Tamil films like Aboorva Sagodharargal, Michael Madana Kama Rajan, Sathi Leelavathi, Thenali, Panchathanthiram, Kadhala Kadhala, Avvai Shanmugi, Vasool Raja MBBS and Pammal K Sambantham. He also worked in television shows like Crazy Times, Vidaathu Siripu and Siri Siri Crazy.
Crazy Mohan was a recipient of Tamil Nadu State Government’s Kalaimamani Award for his excellence in the fields of arts and literature.