Kochi: The 93-year-old mother of superstar Mammootty, Fathima Ismail, passed away at a private hospital in the wee hours of Friday.
She was suffering from age-related illness.
She is survived by the superstar and his five siblings.
Ismail was known for her the lady-next-door image and was popular in her village, Chembu, near Kochi.
The last rites would be held in the evening Chembu Muslim Jamath Mosque.