Veteran Malayalam on-screen character Sathar passed away on Tuesday morning at a hospital in Aluva. He was 67 years of age. He was under treatment for liver ailment. Sathar, who was dynamic during the 1970s and 80s, had acted in around 144 movies. He tried the characters of both a legend and a scoundrel. He likewise created a couple of movies.
Sathar made his debut with the film Bharyaye Avashyamundu Samarppanam, directed by M Krishnan Nair in 1975. He became a hero next year in Anavaranam, directed by A Vincent in 1977. He was last seen in the film Onnum Onnum Moonu, an anthology film directed by Abhilash, Bijoy Joseph and VS Sreekanth in 2015. He was noted for his role in the 2012 Aashiq Abu film 22 Female Kottayam. One of his last noted films was Manglish directed by Salam Bappu.
He played a sort of a screw-up in the film Ajnjana Theerangal. Sathar assumed character jobs in movies subsequently, as Neelathamara (1979), Ee Nadu (1982), Beena, etc. He has likewise acted in Tamil movies like Mayil and Soundaryame Varuga. He acted in Telugu films as well.
He will be found in the yet-to-be-released film Avarum Ivarum. The movies he produced incorporate Revenge (1985) and Kambolam (1994).
Born on May 25, 1952, Sathar finished his Masters in History before becoming an actor. He was married to his contemporary actor Jayabharathi, but they later separated. Their son Krish J Sathaar is also an actor. Sathar will be laid to rest at 4 pm on Tuesday at the Padinjare Juma Masjid in Kodungalloor.