Noted Malayalam actor Poojapura Ravi dies at 83 - Hindustan Times

Noted Malayalam actor Poojapura Ravi dies at 83

Jun 18, 2023 06:43 PM IST

Malayalam actor Poojapura Ravi died at 83 at his daughter's home. He is known for Kallan Kappalil thanne, Rowdi Ramu, Ormakal Marikkumo and others.

Noted movie actor and theatre personality Poojapura Ravi died on Sunday at the residence of his daughter near Marayoor in Idukki District, family sources said. He was 83.

Poojapura Ravi is survived by his two children.
Poojapura Ravi is survived by his two children.

The actor was staying with his daughter at Marayoor for the past few months, sources said. Family sources said the body will be brought to Thiruvananthapuram today itself where the funeral will be held on Tuesday. He is survived by two children.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and other ministers condoled the death of the actor. The CM said said Ravi had conquered the minds of people through theatre. "He later became popular through the comedy roles he played in the movies. His demise is a loss to the art and cultural landscape of the state," Vijayan said in a statement.

State Minister for Culture Saji Cheriyan recalled the popular theatre artiste's long career in which he has acted in around 4,000 plays and nearly 800 movies. Ravi is known for his characters in 'Kallan Kappalil thanne', 'Rowdi Ramu', 'Ormakal Marikkumo', 'Ammini Mammavan', 'Mutharamkunnu P O', and 'Mazha Peyyunnu Maddhalam Kottunnu' among others.

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