Jishnu Raghavan Passes Away
Film fraternity under shock following the passing away of promising actor Jishnu | By Yentha
On Mar 25, 2016


Kochi: Actor Jishnu Raghavan (35) passed away this morning, finally losing his battle to cancer. He is Malayalam film actor Raghavan's son.
He was battling cancer for a few years and was under treatment at a hospital in the city.

Jishnu Raghavan Alingkil, known as Jishnu, Having appeared as a child artist in the movie Kilipatt in the year 1987, Jishnu made his film debut in a leading role in the blockbuster movie Nammal in 2002. His performance in the film earned him Mathrubhumi Award and Kerala Film Critics Award for the Best Male Debut. He followed it with leading roles in Choonda, Freedom, Parayam and supporting part in Nerariyan CBI, Pauran and Chakkara Muthu.

Following through with some unnoticed movies he took a break from the film Industry to work for developing information technology in the rural areas. Then he returned to filmdom through the super hit film Ordinary following which he did Nidra, Ustad Hotel, Banking Hours 10 to 4, Annum Innum Ennum and Rebbecca Uthup Kizhakemala.
He is the son of actor Raghavan, who also directed Jishnu's debut film Kilipatt which was selected for the Indian Panorama. He is also a mechanical engineer graduated from NIT Calicut. His death comes soon after untimely deaths of actors Kalpana, Kalabhavan Mani and V D Rajappan. The entire film fraternity is under shock and so is the average Malayalee film goer.

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