Monday, September 24, 2012


Veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan died in a Hospital in 

Thiruvananthapuram early on Monday morning.  He was 74 

years old.

He has admitted to Hospital with pneumonia and was on 

ventilation and died of a heart failure.

He began his acting career in this intermediate days, had 

been associated with several drama toups in his early days.  

In 1979 he entered in to film with a minor role.   Since then 

he had acted in more than 200 films and won several national 

and state awards.  He won the National Award for Best 

supporting actor in 1988.  He had won best actor award 

thrice.  The actor was awarded the Padmashree in 2009.  His 

last release film is USTAD HOTEL .