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1977–1990 1994–2002

Film actor

Ratheesh Rajagopal

Laila, Sherly

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11 September 1954 (age 48)
Kalavoor, Thiru-Kochi, India

Parvathy Ratheesh (daughter)Padmaraj Ratheesh (son)Padma Ratheesh (daughter)Pranav Ratheesh (son)

Puthenpurayil A. V. Rajagopal, Padmavathiyamma

Diana Ratheesh (m. 1983–2002)


December 23, 2002 (aged 48) , Thiruvananthapuram

In memory of Malayalam actor Ratheesh

Ratheesh (1954–2002) was an Indian film actor best known for his work in Malayalam cinema. He was a native of Kalavoor in the Alappuzha district of Kerala, India. He was a popular movie star during the late-1970s and 1980s. He was popular for his villainous roles during the 1990s. He had acted in 158 films with directors such as K. G. George, I. V. Sasi, Joshiy, P. G. Vishwambharan, Thampy Kannamthanam, and Shaji Kailas.


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Ratheesh the unsung Hero of Malayalam Cinema


Ratheesh started his career in the Malayalam film Vezhambal in 1977. But it was K. G. George who provided his big break through Ullkadal in 1979. He became a bankable star through I. V. Sasi's Thusharam in 1981. From 1981 to 1988 he was at the peak of his career, performing in films like Oru Mukham Pala Mukham, Ee Nadu, Rajavinte Makan, Muhoortham 11.30,Sankharsham, Vazhiyorakazhchakal, Aayiram Kannukal, Abkari, Unaru, Ithraym Kaalam,Uyarangalil, Thandram, Akkachiyude Kunjuvava, John Jaffer Janardhanan, Innalenkil Nale and Ponthooval. After 1988 he reduced the number of films in which he acted, he quit altogether after 1990. After a period of four years he made a comeback as the antagonist through Shaji Kailas's Commissioner. Throughout the 1990s, he did various villainous and character roles in films such as Kashmeeram, Nirnayam, Yuvathurki, 19 April, and Gangothri. In the 2000s, he was notable for his roles in Ravanaprabhu and Danny.


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He was born to Puthenpurayil V. Rajagopalan and Parvathiyamma at Kalavoor, Alappuzha. He had two sisters, Sherly and Laila. He had his education from Sree Narayana College, Kollam and S.N. College, Cherthala. He was married to Diana, who is the daughter of· Ex minister M.K. Hemachandran, on 11 September 1983. The couple have four children Parvathy, Padmaraj, Padma and Pranav. He died due to a heart attack in 2002. His wife also died in 2014; she was under treatment for a brain tumor.

Produced films

  • Iyer The Great
  • Chakkikotha Chankaran
  • Black Mail
  • Revenge
  • Ente Shabtham
  • Television

  • Venalmazha (Surya Tv) opposite to sreevidhya
  • References

    Ratheesh Wikipedia

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