Kanchana hails from Pattanakkad and is the wife of actor Kundara Bhasi who predeceased her. She stopped acting 38 years ago after her two sons, the late Pradeep Kumar and Premlal, requested her to stay with them. Kanchana was living with her younger son Premlal and family at her ancestral home.
Known as Punnassery Kanchana, she acted in many dramas during her younger days. She made her screen debut in the 1950 movie Prasanna, which was directed by M Sriramulu Naidu.
In this movie, she played a leading role alongside Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair, Pappukutty Bhagavathar and Ragini.
She had taken part in the 50th-anniversary celebrations of the film Enapravukal released in 1965 in which she had acted. Krish Kaimal, the director of Olappeeppi, saw her in the group photo of the
celebrations and approached her to don the role of Biju Menon’s grandmother in his movie. After that, she went on to act in C/o Saira Banu and Cross Roads.
Dubbing artist Anandavally C R, who lent her voice to many actresses in the Malayalam film industry, passed away at a private hospital on Friday following prolonged illness.
എഴുത്തുകാരനും കലാ-സാംസാകാരിക സാമൂഹ്യരംഗത്തും ശ്രദ്ധേയനായ ജോയ് ചെമ്മാച്ചേല് (ജോയി ലൂക്കോസ്55) അന്തരിച്ചു.
Died on 28-12-2018
Malayalam actor Captain Raju died on Monday morning 17/09/2018. The 68-year-old actor passed away at his residence in Kochi, Kerala.