Malayalam Actor Nedumudi Venu passes away

Malayalam actor Nedumudi Venu, who was admitted to a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram, has died according to media reports. He was 73.

The actor has starred in more than 500 films and was admitted to a hospital on Sunday after complaining of uneasiness. He was in critical condition soon after.

Starting his career as a journalist, he was a winner of three Indian National Film awards and six state film awards.