Crane Manohar is an Indian film actor, who actors predominantly in comedy films. He has acted in Tamil and other regional movies. He began his career by appearing in Malayalam movies. His first movie was 'Meleparambil Aanveedu' in Malayalam where he acted as a lorry driver. His next film was ‘Muthu’ in which he appeared as a Malayalam tea shop owner. The film was a super hit movie, and it starred Rajinikanth, Meena, and
. In the year 1999, he even acted like a dumb person in the movie 'Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga'.
The actor played various characters in Tamil cinema. Be it a slum dweller or an uncle, and forest guards or even a house boy. His successful movies in which his roles were very much appreciated include ‘Singam’ (2010), ‘'Padikkadavan' (2009), ‘Singam-2’ (2014) and recently released ‘KO2.' The comedian has acted with all Tamil actors such as Karthik, Vijay, Baby Simha, Dhanush, Karthi and many others. The actor is known for his comic tactics in many movies, and sometimes he underplays his character (movie Nellu) and sometimes he overplays which can not be tolerated (movie Aaranyam). In a film ‘Friends’ which released in 2001, he acted along with Vadivelu where he was seen playing the role of Vaidvelu’s worker, Both the comedians had excelled in their roles respectively. In the year 2006, he acted in a movie 'Rendu' which had again Vadivelu and Santhanam in lead supporting roles and their roles were appreciated alongside a large ensemble cast. The film did well at the box office. Sometimes his comic presence give a total relief while watching a movie. Who can forget his performance as an astrologer in movie ‘Nellu’ that released n the year 2011? Due to veteran comic actors now taking retirement from acting, it is a golden opportunity for Craner Manohar to play his character more easily without much tougher completion around him in Kollywood.