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Veteran actor and mimicry artiste passes away

Veteran actor and mimicry artiste Rocket Ramanathan passed away aged 74.  One of the pioneers in mimicry he used to be a regular on stage shows, orchestras and Doordarshan. Ramanathan made his movie debut in the seventies as a comedian in 'Sparisam' and went on to do many other films.  The high point in his career is a role with both Kamal Haasan and Vijayakanth in 'Manakanakku'.  Ramanathan is survived by his wife a son and a daughter.