Prominent South actor Pratap Pothen found 'dead' at his Chennai residence

written by Rajan Nath | July 15, 2022

Pratap Pothen death news: In a shocking incident, the prominent filmmaker and actor Pratap Pothen was found dead at his residence in Chennai, a report stated. People are looking for information about who was Pratap Pothen.

As per reports, the veteran actor Pratap Pothen was found dead at his residence in Chennai’s Kilpauk on Friday morning.

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Prominent South actor Pratap Pothen found 'dead' at his Chennai residence

Pratap Pothen's death has sent shockwaves across the entire South film industry as several celebrities are mourning the sad demise of the actor.

However, the cause of the death is yet to be ascertained as police is investigating the matter.

Prominent South actor Pratap Pothen found 'dead' at his Chennai residence

Actress Khushbu Sundar tweeted, “So disheartened. Heartbreaking. Lost a very good friend,a wonderful human being, a great technician n actor n funniest guy ever, #PratapPothen this morning. Had the privilege to work with him in a few films. Hope you are finally in peace PP. You will be missed terribly. #RIP.”

Prominent South actor Pratap Pothen found 'dead' at his Chennai residence

Who was Pratap Pothen?

Pratap Pothen was a prominent Tamil actor and director. He started his Malayalam career in 1978 with 'Aaravam' and rose to fame with his stint in 'Thakara' for which he even bagged Filmfare Award for Best Actor.

He had worked in movies like, Pavizha Mutthu, Chandra Bimbam, Thaliritta Kinakkal, Chamaram, Aakali Rajyam, Thillu Mullu, Sattam Sirikkiradhu, Yudhakaandam, Meendum Oru Kaathal Kathai.

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