-8.2 C

Popular Malayalam actor Pratap Pothen passed away at 70



Famous actor and director Pratap Pothen died at the age of 70. The actor was found dead in his apartment in Chennai. Pratap Pothen was born on 13 August 1952. He did his schooling at Lawrence School, Lovedale in Ooty, and Madras Christian College. He acted in about 100 films in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu as well as Hindi and directed 12 films.

Pothen started his career in 1978 with the Malayalam film Aavaram. In 1979, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance in Thakara. In 1980, he again won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Malayalam) for Chamaram. Some of his famous movies include Ayalum Njanum Thammil, Thanmathra, 22 Female Kottayam, Ezra, Arikil Oral, etc. Pratap married actress Radhika in 1985 and divorced in 1986. He then remarried Amala Sathyanath in 1990. The couple has a daughter. Her marriage also ended after 22 years in 2012.

Her last film was ‘Barroz’ with Mohanlal, which was yet to release. He made his directorial debut in Meendum Oru Kaathal Kadhai for which he won the Indira Gandhi Award for Best Directorial Debut. Another famous map of Pratap Pothen is Oru Yathramozhi starring Mohanlal and Sivaji Ganesan. Pratap Pothen’s last film to hit theaters was Mammootty-starrer CBI5: The Brain.

Also Read: Athiya Shetty reacted to her wedding rumors with KL Rahul: ‘I Hope I’m Invited’

Subscribe to our magazine

━ more like this

Brendan Fraser reveals why he believes that Tom Cruise’s The Mummy flopped

Brendan Fraser is currently engaged in his return to Hollywood. The actor has been making numerous press appearances for his upcoming project, The Whale....

Hina Khan takes the Internet by storm with her stunning appearance in a saree gown. 

Actor Hina Khan has proven her style through time, with a variety of appearances on elegant photoshoots and pink carpets and even her travel...

Television actor Vaishali Takkar was found dead in her home, and a Suicide note was recovered. 

The television industry is grieving the loss of one of its greatest stars, Vaishali Takkar. The well-known actress passed away on the 16th of...

How much is Kendra Wilkinson Net Worth in 2022 l CelebsArticle

Kendra Wilkinson is an American businesswoman, model, author, and TV personality with an estimated net worth of $6 million. She is well-known for her friendship...

How much is Patricia Heaton net worth in 2022 l CelebsArticle

Patricia Heaton is an American actress, model, producer & philanthropist. Patricia Heaton net worth is $40 million as of September 2022. Heaton is most remembered...


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here