Malayalam actor Paravoor Bharathan died on 18 August 2015 in Kerala after suffering from age-related ailments. He was 86. Bharathan is survived by his wife Thankamani, three sons and a daughter.
Bharathan was known for his versatility in the Film Industry as he had played a variety of roles including negative roles, character roles and comedy roles. He acted in nearly 300 regional films.
Bharathan began his career in the late 1940s in drama, he first appeared in films in 1951 and till 2009, he was an integral part of the film industry. Some of his much talked about films include In Harihara Nagar, Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava, Aniathipravu, and Meleparambil Aanveedu.
He was born at Vavakkad in North Paravoor, Cochin State in 1929.