Ravi Vallathol Photograph:( Twitter )
His first film was 'Swathi Thirunal', which was directed by the late director Lenin Rajendran in 1987
Malayalam film star actor Ravi Vallathol passed away at his residence on Saturday afternoon.
The 67-year-old actor had been unwell ever since he retired from acting, and was undergoing treatment in Thiruvananthapuram
He was known for his flawless performance, and he acted in around 50 films and several television serials. He also penned many short stories.
His first film was 'Swathi Thirunal', which was directed by the late director Lenin Rajendran in 1987.
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Vallathol entered showbiz through soap operas and plays. Some of his notable performances were in movies like `Mathilukal`, `Naalu Pennungal`, `Vidheyan`, and `Samantharangal`.
He bagged the Kerala State Television Award for Best Actor in 2003 for his role in the series 'American Dreams'.