Malayalam Cinema has been going through a tough phase, with the consecutive deaths of some highly popular celebrities. Even though we are yet to pass the first quarter of 2016, Mollywood has already witnessed eight demises.
The industry is yet to cope up with the sudden loss of those personalities, who have contributed a lot to the cinema and society. Continue reading to know more about the celebrities, who bid goodbye to this world in 2016.
The National Award-winning actress passed away due to cardiac arrest, on January 25th, 2016. The 50-year-old was found unconscious in a hotel in Hyderabad city, where she was filming for an upcoming bilingual movie.
The popular poet-lyricist bid goodbye to this world on February 13th, 2016, at the age of 84, due to age-related issues. The Jnanpith winner has penned about 900 movie songs in his career.
The popular cinematographer, who was 61 years old, succumbed to cancer on February 14th, 2016. He handled the cinematography of several popular movies, including Manichitrathazhu, Bharatham, Kamaladalam, etc.
The veteran musician, who is best known for his background scores, passed away on February 14th, 2016, at a private hospital in Chennai. He composed the background scores for the blockbuster movies Commissioner, The King, Aaram Thamburan, Narasimham, etc.
Shan, who is the daughter of late musician Johnson master, was found dead at her Chennai residence on January 25th, 2016. The 29-year-old succumbed death due to a sudden cardiac arrest.
The popular journalist cum film-maker succumbed to cancer, at the age of 58, on January 30th, 2016. He was highly popular for his TV show Kannadi. He has also directed a few films.
Kollam GK Pillai
The veteran actor, who was highly famous among the Malayali audiences through his movies, TV serials, and stage dramas, died at the age of 83, due to age-related issues.
Popular film-television actor MK Warrier also bid goodbye to this world in 2016, due to age-related issues. He is highly popular among the TV audiences for his roles in several popular serials.