Kochi: Hugely fashionable stage, TV and movie histrion KTS Padannayil died connected Thursday astatine a backstage infirmary adjacent Kochi, said household sources.
The hugely fashionable histrion who excelled successful drama roles was 88 years aged and was progressive until recently.
He passed distant owed to age-related illness.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan recalled the histrion arsenic 1 who portrayed the beingness of a communal antheral connected the surface and did it highly well.
Starting from the signifier much than 5 decades ago, Padannayil donned the grease overgarment successful films successful 1995 and soon helium was a regular successful drama roles and till his past movie aboriginal this year, helium acted successful astir 60 films.
He was besides fashionable successful galore TV serials and the hallmark of him was, erstwhile helium was not engaged successful acting, helium was often seen sitting successful his tiny stationery store astatine Tripunithura, happily interacting with his customers.
Padannayil’s fashionable films see ‘Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava’, ‘Swapnalokathe Balabhaskar’, ‘Nakshathrathilakkam’, ‘Adyathe Kanmani’, to sanction a few.
The seasoned histrion is survived by his woman and 3 sons and a girl and the past rites volition beryllium held connected Thursday evening, adjacent here.