Requiem for a versatile actor by K B Venu
Cochin Haneefa is par excellence in his field as a comedian. Although he was untimely grabbed by death, his performances will remain alive in the memory of Malayalam film goers. But Cochin Haneefa was a versatile actor who could successfully perform any role including that of a villain. He was equally well known as an actor in Tamil Cinema.
K B Venu, a well-known media-worker and writer gives a brief but touching account of the life and achievements of this departed actor.