Very bad news has been received that popular Malayalam actor Rizabawa has passed away in Kochi this afternoon. Actor Rizabawa was 55 years old. Veteran actor Rizabawa was undergoing treatment inside a private hospital in Kochi.
Actor Rijabava made his debut in the Malayalam film industry in the year 1984 through a film named Vishupakshi. But, this film was not released. Later, Rizabawa co-starred with lead actress Parvati in the 1990 film Dr Pasupati, which was directed by Shaji Kailas. The actor rose to fame after playing the role of John Honai in the likable comedy Harihar Nagar.
Apart from these films, actor Rizabawa has also been active in the field of television serials and dubbing. He has been a part of more than 120 films and the actor has played both the character roles. Rijabava won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Dubbing Artist in 2010 for his adaptation of Karmayogi A Hamlet, a film starring VK Prakash.
The famous actor Rizabawa was known for his performances in films like Champakulam Thachan, Anaval Mothiram, Kabuliwala, Bandhukal Shatrukal, Oamapenninu Uriyada Payyan, Bandhukkal Shatrukal, Anian Bava Chetan Bava, Pokkiriraja and many more.
Riza’s death has come as a deep shock to all her colleagues in the Malayalam film industry. Celebrities including the Prithviraj Sukumaran,Suresh Gopi and netizens have expressed their grief over Rizabawa demise through their social media accounts.
Veteran actor Suresh Gopi shared a picture of the late Rizabawa and tweeted on his Twitter account, “Tributes to my dear friend Rizawa!”
Veteran actor Prithviraj took to his social media account to express his condolences over the death of actor Rizabawa and wrote, “Rest in peace!”
May the soul of popular actor Rizabawa rest in peace.