Malayalam actor Kalabhavan Mani passed away in a Kochi hospital on Sunday. The forty-five year old actor had been unwell for a few days and was admitted to the hospital.
Initial reports suggested that he was in a serious condition and on a ventilator and was undergoing treatment for a liver-related illness, but the police are still investigating the nature of his death.
Several members of his family and those from the film fraternity, including actor Dileep and director Lal Jose, went to the hospital soon after they got to know about his demise.
The actor will be cremated on Monday.
Actor Harisree Asokan
Director Lal Jose and actor Edavela Babu
CPI(M) district secretary P Rajeev, MLA Hibi Eden
Actor Dileep and Nadirsha