popular young Malayalam Actor Jishnu Raghavan, who was fighting cancer for several years, died Friday morning at a private hospital in Kochi. He was 36 and is survived by his wife, a daughter and her parents. Jishnu identified with cancer more than two years ago and has since been very active in social media, airing the progress of his illness. Although he acted as a child artist in 1987, it was in 2002 that erupted in the Malayalam film ‘Nammal’ which was a great success. Since then he starred in 17 films before his appointment with cancer began. He returned to films after a round of treatment , but had to return for treatment. In all, he appeared in 21 films, including a Tamil and Hindi film.
A mechanical engineer by profession, popular films include ‘Choonda’, ‘freedom’, ‘Parayam’, ‘Nerariyan CBI’, ‘Powran’ and ‘Chakkara Muthu’. jishnu co-agent in films Bhavana expressed dismay at the news of his death. “He was very active in the media and giving regular updates and expressed the hope that soon return to the industry. Now, see what has happened,” said Bhavana.
Ace artist Jagdish said Jishnu character was probably one of the most well-behaved actors of his generation. ‘Despite being the son of an actor, I’ve never had any air at all. It was so well educated and even when he was battling cancer, which used to be a consolation for the actor Innocent (member of the Lok Sabha Chalakudy and president of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes) when he underwent cancer treatment. He was always positive and showed a strong sense of determination in the fight against cancer, “Jagdish said
. Source: IANS
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