Actor Ravi Vallathol passed away at his residence at Vazhuthacaud here on Saturday. He was 67. The actor had been staying away from the industry due to ailments for a long-time. Ravi Vallathol is the nephew of legendary poet Mahakavi Vallathol Narayana Menon.
He had won the state television award for best actor.
Ravi Vallathol is the son of drama artiste TN Gopinathan Nair and Soudamini. He is survived by wife Geetha Lakshmi. He made his film debut with the movie ‘Swathi Thirunal’ in 1987. ‘Nee Varuvolam’, ‘Godfather’, ‘Sargam’, ‘Naalu Pennungal’ and ‘Idukki Gold’ were some of his popular movies. He was last seen in the movie ‘The Dolphins’ which was released in 2014.