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Nedumudi Venu, acclaimed Indian movie actor, dies aged 73

Venu was a famend actor within the South Indian movie business, notably in Malayalam cinema. He was a three-time Nationwide Award winner, and was identified for his roles in “His Highness Abdullah” and “Margam,” amongst others.

After initially being admitted to the hospital on October 5 with tiredness and weak point, he was transferred to intensive care on Saturday, a spokesman for the personal facility the place he was handled informed Muricas Information.

Liaison officer Praveen Jojo of KIMSHealth in Thiruvananthapuram, within the southern state of Kerala, stated Venu had died within the early afternoon.

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The physician treating Venu informed Muricas Information he died of kidney-related points and sepsis.

Native media reported Venu had recovered from Covid-19 earlier this 12 months.

Venu made his debut within the 1978 Malayalam movie “Thampu” (“The Circus Tent”) and received his first Filmfare Award for Finest Malayalam Actor for his position within the 1981 movie “Vida Parayum Munpe.”

Main figures from the South Indian movie business paid tribute on social media, with actor Prithviraj Sukumaran writing on Twitter that Venu’s “physique of labor and your experience over the craft will ceaselessly be analysis materials for generations to return.”
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Malayali actress Manju Warrier wrote an emotional tribute on Instagram, saying Venu had comforted her after her personal father died. The 2 shared display house in various movies, together with the 1998 “Daya” and the 2017 “Udaharanam Sujatha.”
In the meantime, Shashi Tharoor, author and Member of Parliament for Thiruvananthapuram, stated on Twitter he was “deeply saddened” by Venu’s passing and that Venu “was considered one of many most interesting thespians in Malayalam cinema.”

Venu continued to behave till shortly earlier than his loss of life, and was seen within the movies “Yuvam” and “Aanum Pennum” earlier this 12 months.

He additionally had various upcoming releases, together with “Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea” and “Aarattu.”



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