Actor Prathap Pothen dies at 70, Prithviraj Sukumaran shares condolences

Notable entertainer movie producer Prathap Pothen passed on in Chennai. Accord ing to reports, the 69-year-old was tracked down dead in his loft in Kilpauk, Chennai. In a vocation traversing more than thirty years, he had acted in north of 100 movies across different dialects and coordinated a couple as well.

Prathap was as of late found in movies like Tughlaq Durbar and CBI 5: The Brain. He is made due by his little girl Keya Pothen. According to a report by The Hindu, the underlying examination uncovered that he had passed on from regular causes.

A few famous people took to Twitter to pay their recognitions for Prathap. Prithviraj Sukumaran tweeted: “Find happiness in the hereafter uncle. I will miss you (sic). ”

Parvati Nair stated: “Prathap Pothen sir.. Why? Much thanks to you for being my companion, a well-wisher who generally believed that me should succeed. Will miss you until the end of time. Find happiness in the hereafter (sic).”


Prathap made his acting presentation with 1978 Malayalam movie Aaravam with chief Bharathan. For the following couple of years, he proceeded to work in numerous Malayalam films which incorporate Thakara, Lorry and Chamaram among others. During the 1980s, Prathap forayed into Tamil film and acquired notoriety with movies like Moodupani, Varumayin Niram Sigappu, Panner Pushpangal among some more. All through the 80s, he was effectively engaged with Tamil film.

He made his first time at the helm with 1985 Tamil film Meendum Oru Kaadhal Kadhai – about a deranged couple, and won the public honor. His other famous directorials incorporate Jeeva, Vetri Vizha and Lucky Man. It was through his film Vetri Vizha, which featured Kamal Haasan, the consistent cam was first acquainted with Tamil film. He coordinated a sum of 12 movies. In Malayalam, he coordinated movies like Ritubhedam, Daisy and Oru Yathramozhi.