Veteran Malayalam actor G K Pillai dies at 97


By: PTI | Thiruvananthapuram |

December 31, 2021 12: 55: 40 pm

G K Pillai is survived by six early life and his wife died years ago.. (Photo: YouTube screengrab)

Old Malayalam actor G Kesava Pillai, popularly diagnosed as G K Pillai, concept to be as one of many oldest actors within the alternate, died at the age of 97, family sources right here acknowledged. A fixed presence within the movie and tv serials for the final 65 years, he breathed his final at his dwelling right here following age-connected ailments, they acknowledged.

Known for his profound state, sturdy physique and outlandish articulation fashion, Pillai acted in over 320 motion photos and a handful of cleansing soap operas in his sprawling profession.

Born within the year 1924 at Chirayinkeezhu within the district, he joined the military at the age of 16 years.

After finishing his 12-years-prolonged military provider, he returned to the dwelling impart and brushed his hopeful for acting.

His acquaintance with evergreen actor Prem Nazir paved him procedure for entering the tinsel city and Snehaseema a 1954 movie, changed into once his first movie time out.

Though he established himself as an actor thru villainous roles, he enacted a handful of cute personality roles in his later profession in both motion photos and serials.

Snapaka Yoyannan, Sthanarthi Saramma, Ashwamedham, Aromal Unni, Choola, Harichandran, Karyasthan and so on had been some among his in fashion motion photos.

After being a busy actor unless 1980s, he all of sudden took a fracture from the acting profession and later returned to the alternate in 2005 thru TV serials.

Kunkumapoovu and Kadamattathu Kathanar had been some among his in fashion serials.

He is survived by six early life and his wife died years ago.

Condoling his death, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan remembered Pillai as an actor who won a situation within the minds of assorted generations thru his outlandish acting fashion.

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