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|Died||5 December 2004 53–54) (aged|
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Jose Pellissery (1950 – 5 December 2004) was an Indian film and theatre actor.
As an actor in Malayalam cinema, he played supporting roles in about 100 films. His 15-year film career included roles in such movies as Aadhaaram , Akashadoothu, Naadody, and Ghazal.
Pellissery was a partner of the theatre company Chalakudy Sarathy Theatres. He performed in about a dozen plays produced by this company under the direction of Thilakan, including Five Star Hospital, Alakal, Indhanam, Fassahu, Mochanam Nale, Adisankaran Janicha Naattil, and Chamayam.
Pellissery also acted in a number of Malayalam TV serials, such as Chitta, Meghanidhi, and Kayamkulam Kochunni.
Pellissery died at a private hospital in Chalakudy on 5 December 2004, following a heart attack. He was 54.He is survived by his wife Lilly, son Lijo Jose Pellissery and a daughter, (Lijomol Jose Pallissery). His son, Lijo Jose Pellissery, is a prominent director in the modern Malayalam cinema movement and is often quoted as "one of the best directors working in the industry presently".
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