Kottayam Pradeep, Malayalam Actor, Dies at 61
Pradeep KR, frequently referred to as Kottayam Pradeep, a Malayalam actor, died following a cardiac arrest on Thursday. The actor was aged 61 years old at the time of his death. Prithviraj Sukumaran paid his tributes to confirm Kottayam Pradeep’s death.
Kerala’s Kottayam Pradeep passes away at the age of 61. Kottayam Pradeep, a well-known actor, died on February 17 after suffering from cardiovascular failure. He was aged 61 years old at the time.
Pradeep KR, also known as Kottayam Pradeep, a well-known Malayalam actor, died on Thursday (February 17) after suffering from cardiovascular failure. He was aged 61 years old at the time. He has 2 daughters with his wife Maya. The unanticipated death of Kottayam Pradeep sent shockwaves through the Malayalam cinema industry. Prithviraj Sukumaran expressed his condolences over social media.
Prithviraj Sukumaran confirmed the actor’s death and extended his tributes. K Rajan also expressed his sorrow over the actor’s death on Twitter.
He wrote, “Condolences on the demise of Sri Kottayam Pradeep. He was an artist who created comedy for Malayalam film lovers. Sri Kottayam Pradeep was a comedian who gained a place in Malayalees minds through his different dialogue styles. Pay tribute to him”
Tovino Thomas and Kunchacko Boban paid respect to the actor by posting a snapshot of him on Instagram.
About Kottayam Pradeep
Pradeep began his career as an actor around 2001. He was aged 40 at the time. He had appeared in 70 films up to this time. Initially, he was cast in comedic roles in films. Ee Nadu Enale Vare, directed by IV Sasi, was his first film. His brief appearance in Gautham Menon’s Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya received a lot of praise.
In 2001, Kottayam Pradeep debuted his cinematic career at 40. He starred in nearly 70 films and was best known for his comedic parts. Pradeep began acting in the film ‘Ee Nadu Enale Vare’, directed by IV Sasi. He started his Malayalam career as a child actor, playing non-speaking roles.
Films like ‘Kunjiramayanam’, ‘Aadu Oru Bheegara Jeevi Aanu’, ‘Life of Josutty’, ‘Oru Vadakkan Selfie’, and ‘Amar Akbar Antony’ are a few of his popular works.