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Who was Ambika Rao?

Ambika Rao was a Popular Indian Malayalam actress and assistant director. She started her career as an actress & then she also started her career as an assistant director.

She has worked in the Mollywood entertainment industry. She became very popular in a short time Because of Her outstanding acting in Malayalam Films.

Kumbalangi nights actor Ambika Rao dies of a heart attack

Kumbalangi nights actor Ambika Rao dies of a heart attack
Kumbalangi nights actor Ambika Rao dies of a heart attack

Malayalam actor and assistant director Ambika Rao, who is best known for her performance in ‘Kumbalangi Nights’ passed away on Monday (June 27) night, after suffering from a cardiac arrest.

She was 58. As per the reports, Ambika breathed her last around 10.30 pm at a private hospital in Ernakulam. She was reportedly undergoing treatment after contracting COVID-19.

Ambika Rao Biography, Wikipedia

Ambika Rao was an Indian actress. She was born in Kerala, India. To date Ambika Rao has worked in the Hollywood entertainment industry and her art work has been released in Malayalam language films.

Ambika Rao is an actor and assistant director, better known as Smarana (2016), Kumbalangi Nights (2019) and Lord Livingstone 7000 Kandi (2015).

Malayalam actress Ambika Rao has appealed for medical help. The Kumbalangi Nights actor has been suffering from severe kidney failure since 2017 and has been undergoing dialysis for a year. You need dialysis twice a week.

It was her brother Aji, a percussion performer, who took care of her treatment. However, three months ago, she suffered a severe stroke and had to be cared for. It was then that she decided to seek help from others.

The Film Employees Federation of Kerala (FEFKA) was helping him get treatment, but she faced major financial problems after COVID-19 led to a state of closure. Since no films were made, she struggled to raise money for her and her brother’s treatment. Ambika worked in the Malayalam film industry as an assistant director and supporting actor.

Some of her latest films include Virus and Kumbalangi Nights. She has also tried to raise money through the mass fundraiser Ketto. Ambika said it costs about Rs 60,000 a month for both of their treatments. She added that she needed Rs 10 lakh to cover medical expenses.

To date, Ambika has raised Rs 75,000 per Ketto and actor Joju George has reportedly promised to give her Rs 1 lakh. Ambika Rao starred in films such as Meeshamadhavan, Anuraga Karikkin Vellam and served as assistant director in Thommanum Makkalum, Salt and Pepper, Rajamanikyam and Vellinakshatram.

Her character in Kumbalangi Nights as the mother-in-law of Fahadh Faasil was remarkable. She entered the profession at the age of 36, as the assistant director of Krishna Gopalakrishna directed by Balachandra Menon. Earlier in the interview, she said she had to stop a few projects due to frequent blood clots.

Ambika Rao Biography Wikipedia
Ambika Rao
Real NameAmbika Rao 
Profession  Actress 
Marital StatusMarried
Husband NameNot Known
Physical Status 
Age58 Years Old
Height5 feet 5 inches (approx)
Weight55 KG (approx)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Information
Date of Birth Not Known
Birth PlaceKerala, India
Zodiac signNot Known
School NamePrivate School
College NamePrivate College
Family Profile
Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
Sibling NameNot Known
Source Of Income Actress 
Net Worth, Salary$1-5 Million (Approx)

Ambika Rao Career

Ambika Rao entered the movie industry as an assistant director with the 2002 release ‘Krishna Gopalakrishna’ helmed by Balachandra Menon.

She has been working in the entertainment industry for nearly two decades and has worked as an assistant director for Mammootty starrers ‘Rajamanikyam’ and ‘Thommanum Makkalum’, and, Prithviraj Sukumaran starrer ‘Vellinakshathram’ among others.

She has also acted in many movies including Dileep starrer blockbuster ‘Meesha Madhavan’, ‘Salt and Pepper’, the recent releases ‘Anuraga Karikkin Vellam’, ‘Thamasha’ and ‘Vellam’.

Ambika Rao shot to fame after appearing in Madhu C Narayanan’s directorial ‘Kumbalangi Nights’. Released in 2019, ‘Kumbalangi Nights’ featured Ambika Rao as the mother of Baby and Simmy, played by Anna Ben and Grace Antony respectively.
Ambika Rao is survived by her children – Rahul and Sohan.

Malayalam movie stars, and technicians mourned the untimely demise of Ambika Rao. Prithviraj Sukumaran took to his social media handled and said, “Rest in peace Ambika Chechi. 🙏💔.” Kunchacko Boban too penned a note paying homage to the late actor. “Rest in everlasting peace Chechi!! 🙏🏼……Ambika Rao…..🙏🏼,” Kunchacko Boban penned.

Ambika Rao FAQ’s

Q.1 Who is Ambika Rao?

Ans. She was an Actress from India.

Q.2 Who is the husband of Ambika Rao?

Ans. Not Known.

Q.3 What is the age of Ambika?

Ans. 58 Years Old.

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