November 30, 2017
Veteran comedian and mimicry artiste Aby (52) passed away this morning in Kochi. He was undergoing treatment after blood platelet count came down at a private hospital in Kochi.
Abi started his career as a mimicry artist in Kalabhavan, Harisree and Cochin Sagar troupes. He was one among the pioneers who made mimicry much popular in Kerala. Dileep-Nadirsha-Abi team was a superhit combo of the 90s. His character as 'Aamina Thaatha' in many stages and audio casettes gave him more popular in malayalees. He had acted in more than 50 films also. Some of his notable movies are Mazhavil Koodaram, Kireedamillatha Rajakkanmar, Sainym, Mimics Action 500, Aniyathipraavu etc.
He is survived by wife Sunila, and children Ahana and Aleena. Young actor Shane Nigam is the son of Abi.