Shanavas, son of actor Prem Nazir, tried his luck in the movie industry in 1980's. He started as a lead actor and his movie 'Premageethagal' was well noticed. Later he began to do supporting roles. He took a gap after his movie 'Neelagiri', but later had a come back. His villian role in the recently released 'Zachariyayude Garbinikal' was appreciated. Shanavas is married to Ayishabevi and they have two sons.
Veteran actor Unnikrishnan Namboothiri on Wednesday passed away at a private hospital in Kannur. He was 98