Popular Malayalam Television actor Ramesh Valiyasala died today at the age of 54. The actor who gained recognition with his acting in a number of television serials and in a few movies was found hanging at his residence near Thiruvananthapuram.
According to industry sources, his death seems to be under mysterious conditions as police officials have registered a case of unnatural death under Section 174 of the Indian Penal Code and started an investigation.
Popular Malayalam Television Actor Ramesh Valiyasala dead, Found Hanging at his Residence
His wife first found his body hanging from his bedroom’s ceiling fan. He came to his home two days prior to the unfortunate incident, that is on the 9th of September after the completion of shooting for his upcoming project.
Prima facie police officials are suspecting this to be a case of financial hardship as the actor was struggling to get new assignments because of the Covid-19 lockdown. Authorities have sent his body to a medical college hospital for post mortem.
For the last many years the actor was staying with his second wife and son. He was a veteran actor and worked relentlessly for 22 years.
He started his career along with his friends after completing his graduation at Government Arts College in the drama stage. From a theatre background, he entered into television industry and later into films.
Ramesh was last seen in a TV serial titled Pournamithingal. Renowned serial director Dr. Jaanradhanan was his mentor.
Many of his colleagues from the glamor industry took to social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to offer condolence to his family.
N.M. Badusha who is a production manager and producer took to his social media account of Facebook and wrote, “There will be a lot of problems. But what is the point of running away from life .. Tributes to my dear friend Ramesh”.