Popular Malayalam actor Nedumudi Venu, who was admitted to a personal hospital right here, whose situation was critical, handed away, mentioned docs treating him.
The 73-year-old actor, who has acted in additional than 500 movies, had earlier recovered from Covid-19 an infection.
For the previous few days, Nedumudi Venu was admitted to the hospital and was within the intensive care unit, the place he breathed his final on Monday afternoon.
Starting his profession as a journalist, Nedumudi Venu has had no purpose to look again after donning the greasepaint for the primary time in 1978, till then he was a well-liked theatre persona.
Winner of three National Film Awards and 6 state movie awards, Venu was immensely fashionable not simply amongst his followers but in addition his colleagues within the movie trade as a consequence of his pleasing and jovial nature.
Reacting to the tragic information, a massively fashionable comic and character actor, additionally a former Lok Sabha member Innocent mentioned phrases can’t describe what he’s passing by after listening to the unhappy information.
“I began my career in the film industry as a producer and in the eighties when I produced my film ‘Vidapareyum Mumbe’, when we decided to chart him, it was the first time I saw him and in the subsequent four films also he was there. We had a long lasting friendship, where our families also were involved,” mentioned Innocent.
“I always felt, one day Nedumudi would be saying condolences when I pass away, but I never ever felt, I would have to say this about him. It’s really painstaking for me as I have lost a very good friend,” added Innocent.
Innocent is a most cancers affected person and has recovered from the illness and presently undergoes checkups.
Condolences have began to pour in and one other fashionable actor Jagdish mentioned he has identified him from his second movie and their friendship has blossomed massively.
“Nedumudi was an institution in himself and knew every aspect of art culture and films. Malayalam films have lost one of its biggest personality,” mentioned Jagdish.
A multi-faceted persona he was additionally an achieved participant of mridangam and tabla and when he was on taking pictures units there was by no means a boring second.
Another actor Raju mentioned, he had simply returned from a movie the place he acted alongside Mammootty and some days again even we spoke.
Actor Jayaram who has acted in quite a few movies recalled by saying that I spoke to his son just some hours again and he mentioned he was maintaining nicely.
“An immensely talented actor was he and I have heard many directors from other southern states that how they wished if they had one actor like Venuchettan. His space will never be filled again,” mentioned Jayaram.
His massively fashionable movies embrace ‘His Highness Abdullah, Bharatham, Thenmavin Kombathu’ and at any time when he joined arms with celebrity Mohanlal, the success of the movie on the field workplace was a foregone conclusion.
He is survived by his spouse and two sons.
Details of his funeral is being determined and it stays to be seen if it will be held right here or at his house city in Nedumudi in Alappuzha district.
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