CM, Opposition leader condole death of actor Anil Nedumangad

Anil Nedumangad | Photo: Anil P. Nedumnagad|Facebook

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala condoled the death of actor Anil Nedumangad who drowned at the Malankara dam on Christmas day.

Pinarayi Vijayan, in a Facebook post, said he was deeply saddened by the accidental death of the actor.

"He was an actor who made his mark in the film industry through his notable roles. In a short period of time, he was able to bring to life, the characters who touched the audience deeply through his acting prowess. Anil's untimely demise is a great loss to the Malayalam film world. Sharing the grief of family and friends," he said in the condolence message.

Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala also took to Facebook to offer condolence to family and friends of the actor.

Chennithala said that he was shocked to hear the news of Anil’s death and that the actor made his mark in the world of cinema through his notable roles with pure hard work. Anil's untimely demise is a great loss to the Malayalam film world. Sharing the grief of family and friends, he added.

Anil Nedumangadu, best known for his role as a police officer in the critically acclaimed "Ayyappannum Koshiyum", drowned while bathing near the Malankara dam site Friday evening.

The actor was in Thodupuzha in connection with a film shoot of his new movie "Peace" starring Joju George and had gone to bathe with friends during a break when the mishap occurred.

Anil,48, began his career in Malayalam television channels as an anchor and went on to don the grease paint in various films, including "Njan Steve Lopez", "Pavada", "Kammatti Padam", "Kismat", "Porinju Mariam Jose" besides "Ayyappannum Koshiyum".

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