Senior comedian Loose Mohan, who acted in over 1,000 films in
different languages, passed away on Sunday (September 16). He was
suffering from respiratory issues and breathed his last at his
residence in Mylapore. He is survived by son Karthik and three
daughters Revathy, Geetha and Lakshmi.
Loose Mohan, whose original name was Arumugam Mohanasundaram,
was born in 1928 in Kanchipuram. Being the son of actor Arumugam,
he started acting in films at the age of 16. His first film is said
to be Harischandra, which starred PU Chinnappa. However,
he got a big break in the movie Rosapoo Ravikaikari, which
starred Sivakumar. In his long career, he acted with present
generation superstars like Rajinikanth and Kamal Hassan.
The veteran comedian acted not only in Tamil films but also in
Telugu, Kannada, Tulu and Marathi. His last film was Parthiban and
Nandita Das starrer Azhagi way back in 2002.