Kalasala Babu, noted Malayalam film-theatre actor passes away
Kalasala Babu (68), the noted Malayalam film-theatre actor, has passed away in Kochi, Kerala on May 14, 2018. He is known for his drama troupe ‘Kalasala’ Kalasala in Tripunithura, which had artists such as Thilakan and Surasu among others. Born to noted Kathakali artiste Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair and Mohiniyattam exponent Kalamandalam Kalyanikutty Amma, Babu was active in theatre before making his foray into television and cinema. He had acted in various television serials in his career spanning over four decades. He won the hearts of moviegoers through roles in movies like ‘Kastooriman’, ‘Runway’, ‘Lion’, ‘Perumazhakalam’, ‘Two Countries’ and ‘Mallusinghto’ name a few. He has acted in over 60 Malayalam films.
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