35-year-old Malayalam actor Jishnu Raghavan succumbs to cancer

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Unexpected deaths continue to rock the Malayalam film industry.

35-year-old Jishnu Raghavan who starred in the film Nammal and inspired everyone with his social media posts during his battle with cancer passed away on Friday morning at Amrita hospital, Kochi.

The actor was the son of the famous Malayalam actor Raghavan and was married to Dhanya Rajan, an architect.

Jishnu made his debut as a child actor in the film Killipatt in 1987. His role in Nammal catapulted him to stardom.

Jishnu had recently posted an inspirational piece on the power of smile on his official Facebook page while in the ICU.

Being positive and always smiling makes a lot of difference.. I’m in I C U now , nothing to worry this is kind of my…

Posted by Jishnu Raghavan on Monday, March 7, 2016

The Malayalam film industry has already lost VD Rajappan, Kalabhavan Mani, Kalpana, Shan Johnson, Rajesh Pillai and a few other prominent artistes this year.

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