Actor-Director Hakim Rawther passed away, today (September 5), at Kottayam Medical College Hospital. He was admitted to the hospital a week ago and was undergoing treatment. He was 58.
Hakim was also a well-known mimicry artist and had done several stage shows. He had directed a movie The Guard, which was shot completely with a single actor. Kalabhavan Mani played the role of the guard in that film.
Hakim made his debut in the industry with the movie Johnnie Walker directed by Jayaraj. He has also acted in several movies like Mookkillarajyathu, Manthramothiram, Thilakam, Vettam, Rasikan, Paithrukam, Kazhcha, Kisan, Orma Maathram, Pattanathil Sundaran and Nayika.
He played the role of a mental patient in Mookkillarajyathu, a drug mafia member in Johnnie Walker, an aesthetic society member in Paithrukam, played a thief in the movie Manthramothiram, a villager in Thilakkam, was seen as Dileep's friend in Pattanatil Sundaran, a man at Tea shop in Vettam, a man at the film club society in Kazhcha, as Mari - the beggar in the street in Rasikan, a man at the orphanage in Orma Maathram, and played the cameraman in the movie Nayika.
Hakim Rawther is survived by his wife Devi Menon, who is a Ghazal writer and a singer.