Noted Malayalam film and TV serial actor at the Shoranur railway station, near here, following cardiac arrest in the early hours today.
He was 64 and is survived by his wife and three daughters.
Mr Thripunithura was on his way to Kochi from Thalassery after a TV serial shooting.He alighted from the West Coast express and boarded a passenger train bound for Kochi. After sometime, co-passengers found him in an unconscious state and took him to the railway hospital in Shoranur. However, he died on the way to the hospital.
He had acted in more than 300 Malayalam films, besides a number of TV serials and dramas.