Malayalam actor Anil Murali dies at 56

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Malayalam actor Anil Murali
Malayalam actor Anil Murali

New Delhi : Malayalam actor Anil Murali, known for his performance in the 2014 film ‘Avatharam’, died on Thursday. He was 56. 

After his demise, South actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, who worked with Anil Murali in several Malayalam films in the past such as ‘Thanthonni’, ‘Hero’, ‘Double Barrel’, ‘Manikyakkallu’, Classmates, ‘Vargam and City Of God’, shared a tribute to him on social media. 

Prithviraj shared a photograph of the actor and wrote, “Rest in peace, Anil etta." 

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Rest in peace Anil Etta. #AnilMurali 🙏

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Anil Murali reportedly died due to liver ailment in Kochi. He was known for playing villainous roles in movies. He also acted in Telugu and Tamil films. 

Anil Murali made his acting debut with the 1993 Malayalam movie Kanyakumariyil Oru Kavitha, which starred Vineeth and Suchithra in the lead roles.

Some of his known projects include films like Robinhood, Prajapathi, Kisan, Lion, Annan Thambi, Kayam, Karmayodha, Mullamottum Munthiricharum, Iyobinte Pusthakam, Kerala Cafe, Rock & Roll, City Of God, Bodyguard, Avatharam, Uyare, Chaverpada, Run Baby Run, Manthrikan, The Don, Joseph, Buddy and Brother's Day.

Film ‘Professor Dinkan’, directed by Ramachandra Babu, will mark his last project.