In Kerala filmdom Jayram is known as the safest bet and his films rarely flop at the box office. Having started out in late Padmarajan's Aparan he went to be the favourite of the family audience and his recent films like Friends and Kochu Kochu Santoshangal were big hits. He is married to actress Parvathi and is proud father of a son who acted in Kochu Kochu Santoshangal. He was also acted in Tamil movies.
Innocent Vareed Thekkethala (1948-2023) , a veteran Malayalam actor, the scrupulous politician and the former MP of Loksabha as well. In his career extending more than five decades, he performed in more than 750 films and is concerned one of the iconic comedian in Malayala cinema as well as few Tamil, Kannada, Hindi and English films.
National Award-winning actor Nedumudi Venu died at the age of 73 at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday. He had been in a critical condition for some time due to liver-related ailments.