Actor Cherthala Puthenveli Sasidharan (Mela Raghu) has passed away. He was 60 years old. He was treated at a private hospital in Kochi due to health problems. Raghu came to cinema through a fair directed by KG George. He has acted in more than thirty films.
His last film was Drishyam 2 starring Mohanlal. He has also acted with Kamal Haasan in the Tamil film Apoorva Sahodarangal.