Actor-director Cochin Haneefa reached the heavenly abode today (February 2nd , 2010). His death came in as shocking news for many of his fans. Haneefa made his debut in the film industry in the 1979 with Mamangam. He later went on to act in several films including Mudhalvan, Pattiyal, and Mahanadi. The actor played an important role in Madarasapatinam and few of his scenes are remaining incomplete, while his next flick Asal will be released shortly.
He has also directed several Malayalam films including Oru Sandesam Koodi, Oru Sindoora Pottinte Ormaykku, Veena Meettiya Vilangukal and Bheesmacharya. He was also a noted screenplay, dialogue and story writer.
Haneefa has been battling liver cancer for the past six months and his condition deteriorated today. His body will be kept at his Virgumbakkam residence and will later be shifted to his hometown Cochin.
His demise is indeed a great loss to the film world. Kolly Theater offers his family members the deepest condolences.
The list of Tamil Films Haneefa has acted in
Kadhala Kadhala (1998)
Lesa Lesa (2002)
Parthiban Kanavu (2003)
Kasthuri Maan (2005)
Something Something … Unnakum Ennakum (2006)
Madurai Veeran (2006)
Sree Rangam (2006)
Sivaji: The Boss (2007)