Veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan died in a Hospital in
Thiruvananthapuram early on Monday morning. He was 74
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 .