Damayanthi (1927 – 20 November 2010), better known by her stage name Kozhikode Santha Devi
Santha Devi, better known by her stage name Kozhikode Santha Devi, is an Indian Malayalam film and stage actress. She won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Yamanam (1992) directed by Bharath Gopi. Santha Devi made her cinema debut in Minnaminungu (1957) directed by Ramu Karyat.
She acted more than 480 films in supporting roles.
Santha Devi was awarded the lifetime achievement award of Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy in 2005.
Malayalam actor P Balachandran has died at the age of 62. He also worked in the Malayalam film industry as a screenwriter.
Apart from his impressive career as a theatre artist, PC Soman was known for his roles in filmmaker Adoor Gopalkrishnan’s films.
Veteran actor Unnikrishnan Namboothiri on Wednesday passed away at a private hospital in Kannur. He was 98
Senior dubbing artiste and actress Pala Thankam (80) has passed away. It ended at 7.35pm on Sunday. He has been an inmate of Pathanapuram Gandhi Bhavan since 2013.