The actor mostly known for his comedy roles was fondly called Kottayam Pradeep
The Malayalam film industry mourned the passing of Kottayam Pradeep who gained popularity with his roles in television and films. Popular among them were Oru Vadakkan Selfie, Life of Josutty and Amar Akbar Antony. The 61 year old actor whose was originally called Pradeep KR, was known mostly for his comic roles. He passed away on Thursday due to a cardiac arrest. The actor started his career in Malayalam movies in 1999, under director I V Sasi and went on to do over 70 films. Most Mollywood actors took to social media to express their condolences. Prithviraj Sukumaran was among the first few to post on his page, he wrote, “Rest in peace! #KottayamPradeep 🙏” Kottayam Pradeep is survived by his wife and two children.