Mela Raghu

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Raghu (Sasidaran)

DiedMay 3, 2021 (Age 60 )
Years active1980–2021
Parentsaraswathy Amma (Mother)

Mela Raghu (Puthenveli Sasidharan, died: May 3, 2021) was an Indian actor who worked in the Malayalam film industry.



In 1980, at a circus show in Kozhikode, he caught the attention of actor Sreenivasan and got the opportunity to act in the film Mela. With his performance in this film, he came to be known as Mela Raghu. He later acted in a few films and appeared in over 30 films in Malayalam and Tamil, including the Tamil film Apoorva Sagodharargal. His last film was Drishyam 2.[ citation needed ]

He and his wife Syamala had a daughter, Shilpa. [1] [2] [3] [4]


Raghu died on May 3, 2021, at Amrita Institute of Medical science Hospital in Kochi due to various health problems. [3] [5] [6]


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