Aachi Manorama is no more

Aachi Manorama is no more

Manorama, affectionately referred to as ‘Aachi’, died of multiple organ failure in Chennai on late Saturday night. She was 78 and is survived by her son and singer-actor Boopathy.

She held the record for being the most prolific actress and also playing the most leading roles. She acted in her 1000th film by 1985 and has done about 1200 films by 2003.

She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2002. She won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for the movie Pudhiya Pathai in 1989. She was the recipient of the Kalaimamani award by the government of Tamil Nadu. She holds a Guinness World Record for acting more than 1000 number of films.

The entire Kollywood is mourning the death of Aachi and her body will be kept for public homage at her residence at T Nagar in Chennai.

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