Monisha was one of the best Malayalam actresses ever. She won a National Award for the film Nakhakskathangal at the age of 16. She established a place in Malayalam cinema through a handful of memorable movies like Perumthachan,
adalam, Kadavu, and Champakulam Thachan. But her glory lasted only for a short span. At the age of 21, her car met with an accident near Cherthala. Thus, on 5 December 1992, this extraordinary actress succumbed to death. Her mother, Sridevi Unni is also a renowned actress and dancer.
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Jishnu, the son of actor 'Raghavan', made his entry in the Malayalam film industry through the picture Nammal directed by 'Kamal'. He got a State Film Critics Award for his debut attempt. Then, he did a couple of appreciable movies like Nerariyan CBI, Nidra, Ordinary, and Rebecca Uthup Kizhakemala. For the last two years, he had been in trouble with throat cancer. But, it became serious as it spread to lungs. On 25 March 2016, he finally surrendered to death at the age of 37.
He was a minor actor in Malayalam cinema, who has appeared in more than 30 films. Mayavi, Keerthichakra, Rajamanikyam,
, and Ali Bhai are some of his memorable films. He had some financial problems and family instabilities. On 13 April 2010, he was found dead in a friend’s flat, at the age of 35. The police ensured that it was a suicide. His wife Jijy is now taking care of the family.
'Kalpana' is one among the most versatile and talented female artists in Malayalam cinema. She won a National Award for her performance in the film Thanichalla Njan. Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu,
, Athbhutha Dweepu,
, and Charlie are some of her movies. Born in a family of actors; she has more than 300 films to her credit. She died on 25 January 2016, at the age of 50 due to a heart attack.
Soundarya was a leading film actress in South India, with a handful of Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and Malayalam movies to her credit. Though she had acted only in two pictures in Malayalam, the audience all over Kerala had loved her as a next-door-girl. Her two movies,
and Kilichundan Mampazham were top hits of the year. On 17 April 2004, she died in an aircraft accident near Bangalore. She was 31 years old at that time and was also pregnant.
Though Sreenath has done more than fifty films; he didn’t get an honorable position in Malayalam cinema. He was also active in many mini- screen projects. He committed suicide on 23 April 2010 in a lodge in Kothamangalam. However, the reasons for his death still continue to be mysterious. Oru CBI Diary Kurippu, Kireedam, Malootty, Mathilukal, and Kerala Café are some of his movies.
A versatile and brilliant actor, Kalabhavan Mani was an asset to Malayalam cinema. He received a National Award for the character Ramu, which he played in the film Vasanthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njaanum. He also put forward exceptional acting in the movies like Karumadikkuttan, Valkannadi, Ananthabhadram, and Chotta Mumbai. On 6 March 2016, he was found dead in his guest house. The death happened as a result of the presence of an excessive amount of Methyl Alcohol in his body. The controversies regarding his death are still continuing.
He was an all-time favorite Malayalam artist, who has acted in more than 150 films. His son and daughter are also talented actors and had appeared in some movies.
, Oru Mukham Pala Mukham, Aayiram Kannukal, Unaru, and Commissioner are some of his films. He died in 2002, at the age of 48, due to a heart attack. He got large appreciations for his villainous characters.
This girl took the whole of South India by storm in the 1980s and 1990s with her hot and seductive roles. Though not a Keralite, she had appeared in some Malayalam films alongside many leading actors. Spadikam, Mazhavil Koodaram, Layanam, and Adharvam are some of her Malayalam movies. But in 1996, at the age of 36, she committed suicide because of financial instabilities and depression.
She was active in both Malayalam and Tamil film industries and worked in a couple of good movies. But, at the age of 22, she hanged herself to death in her apartment at Chennai. Depression and failure in personal life are believed to be the reason of her death. Aakasha Ganga, Prem Poojari, Summer in Bethlahem, and
are some of her movies.
Anil Murali, the popular Mollywood actor, who made his debut in 1993 with Kanyakumariyil Oru Kavitha, had played in a lot of hit films. He had more than 200 films to his credit. Although he played negative and character roles, he impressed the audience with his performances. He had played in Tamil and Telugu movies too. Anil died on 30th July 2020 due to liver-related ailments. He was 56.