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Noted film actor Jagannathan, who excelled in
character and comedy roles, died here today ( 8th Dec 2012), family sources
He was 74 and had been keeping indifferent health for some time.
Jagannathan had acted in over 150 films. Some prominent movies are . Pattanathil
sundaran, thacholi varghese, Thachiledathu chundan, Pida kozhi koovunna nootandu,
Devasuram, Sooryagayatri, Anaval mothiram, Avittam Thirunal Arogya sreeman,
He started his career with the 'Thanathu Natakavedi,' the theatre movement
launched by eminent playwright Kavalam Narayana Panicker, which was the revival
of folk traditions on stage in the 1970s.
He appeared in a prominent role in Kavalam's widely acclaimed play "Avanavan
Kadamba", directed by late G Aravindan.
Jagannathan made his film debut with Aravindan's "Oridathu."
Even after establishing himself as film actor, he continued to love the stage,
especially the troupe of Kavalam.
In recent years, Jagannathan also acted in several tele-serials.