Actor K.R. Pradeep, also known as Kottayam Pradeep, died following a heart attack here on Thursday. He was 61-years-old.
Pradeep, who complained of uneasiness, was rushed to a private hospital in Kottayam in the wee hours of Thursday. He died by 4.00 a.m., hospital sources said.
A native of Kumaranalloor in Kottayam, Pradeep began his acting career as a child artiste in a Malayalam play ‘Eswaran arrestil’ (God under arrest), directed by thespian N.N. Pillai.