Thrissur: Co-director and actress Ambika Rao passed away here today. Ambika Rao’s role as the mother in Kumbalangi Nights was very popular. She has also worked as a co-director in several films. She is a native of Thrissur.
She had been undergoing treatment for a long time due to kidney-related disease. Then became covid positive.
Apart from Kumbalangi Nights, Ambika has also acted in Lal Jose’s Meesha Madhavan, Anuraga Karikin Vellam, and Virus. She also co-directed Thommanum Makkalum, Salt and Pepper, Rajamanikyam, and Vellinakshathram.