I am saddened by the demise of P Balachandran, sternly: Mammootty

Today, P Balachandran has left after saddening many people. Prominent actor, screenwriter and director P Balachandran passed away at his residence in Vaikom this morning. P Balachandran had been ill for a long time. Mammootty pays homage to P Balachandran Mammootty P Balachandran’s photo has also been shared. Mammootty has written that he is saddened by the demise of P Balachandran.

P Balachandran has also acted in the latest Mammootty starrer ‘One’. P Balachandran played the role of Attingal Madhusoodanan, an Opposition MLA. Mammootty reacted to P Balachandran’s death very emotionally. Mammootty has written that he is saddened by the death of P Balachandran, who did not write the script for the movie in which he acted, but acted together in many movies. Mammootty also shared P Balachandran’s photo. Everyone has written comments saying that they understand Mammootty’s problem.

P Balachandran has received numerous awards for his contribution to the arts.

P Balachandran received the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, the Kerala State Professional Drama Award in 1989, the Kerala Chalachithra Akademi Award in 1999, the Kerala Sangeethanataka Akademi Award for Best Drama in 2009 and the Kerala Chalachithra Award in 2011.

Last Updated Apr 5, 2021, 10:10 AM IST