Malayalam actor director Kollam Ajith passes away
Popular Malayalam actor – director Kollam Ajith died in Kochi on Thursday morning. He was 56. He was under treatment for some stomach related aliments in a private hospital here and he breathed his last at 3.40 am. The funeral will take place today itself. He has appeared in more than 500 films in all south Indian languages and directed movies including Pakal Pole and Calling Bell.
Ajith who actually hails from Kottayam had adopted Kollam as suffix for his name as he was brought up there. The actor who made his debut with the 1984 movie Parannu Parannu Parannu has appeared in movies including Nadodikkattu, Agnipravesham, No.20 Madras Mail and Teja Bhai & Family.