Actor/Filmmaker, Pratap Pothen, 70, was Found Dead in his apartment

Actor/Filmmaker, Pratap Pothen, 70, was Found Dead in his apartment

Pratap Pothen was an Indian actor and filmmaker who acted in about 100 films. He appeared in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu as well as Hindi films.

Actor Prathap Pothen was discovered dead in his Chennai apartment.

Pratap Pothen, an Indian actor and director, was discovered dead at his Kilpauk flat in Chennai on Friday. At the time of his passing, the actor was 70 years old.

However, the cause of his passing has not yet been determined.

In a 44-year acting career, Pratap Pothen appeared in 100 films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi, according to a Mathrubhumi report. In addition, he has 12 film credits.

Movies like “22 Female Kottayam,” “Uyare,” “Bangalore Days,” “Varumaiyin Niram Sivappu,” and “Panner Pushpangal” include him in important parts.

Even a few hours before he passed away, the actor was active on social media. He discussed death in several of his most recent Facebook posts.

In a post, Prathap Pothen quoted John Donne’s saying that goes by, “Death be not proud, though some have called thee. Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so; For those whom thou thinkst thou dost overthrow. Die not poor death nor yet canst thought to kill me.”

Prathap Pothen Age, Family, and Early Life

Pratap Pothen was born on August 13, 1952, in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. He was born to his father, Kulathunkal Pothen, and his mother, Ponnamma Pothen.

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His father was a well-to-do Businessman named Kolathinkal Pothan. His father died when he was 15 years old. He also had an elder brother whose name was Hari Pothan (d. 1995) who has produced many movies.

Prathap Pothen Career, What was his profession?

With The Madras Players, Pratap performed. Pratap was approached to appear in the Malayalam film Aaravam by the late director Bharathan after he was impressed by his performance in Shaw’s play Androcles and the Lion (1978). He appeared in many films alongside well-known leading ladies. His family is well-known and owns a sizable land in Kerala. He has produced shows there and is a member of the prestigious Madras Players.

With the films Thakara (1979), Lorry (1980), and Chamaram, Pratap produced three more movies (1980). These events mark turning points in Malayalam cinema.

Pratap became well-known in Tamil with movies like Moodupani (1980), Varumayin Niram Sivappu (1980), Nenjathai Killathe (1980), and Panneer Pushpangal (1981). Perhaps his most enduring performance was in K. Balachander’s Varumayin Niram Sivappu.

He produced popular Tamil songs including Lucky Man (1994), Seevalaperi Pandi (1994), Vettri Vizhaa (1989), and Jeeva (1988). (1995). Pratap Pothan revealed in 2006 that he will helm Madhavan in a K. Rajeswar script. Before it was revealed that the movie would be called Oru Naal Podhuma and would star Rukmini Vijayakumar in the lead female part, pre-production work proved to be challenging as the title and lead actress of the movie underwent multiple alterations.

The team had planned to wrap up filming in Canada, however, due to creative disagreements, the project was ultimately canceled. He has been busy in recent years with his “Green Apple” advertising agency, which specialized in MRF Tyres and Nippo advertisements. On Kalaignar TV, he used to host Naalaya Iyakkunar.

Which school did he go to?

He studied at Lawrence School, Lovedale, and graduated from the Madras Christian College,

Prathap Pothen Wife, What about his relationship?

Prathap Pothen was married to Raadhika in 1985, but their marriage did not last long and they separated in 1986. in 1990, he remarried Amala Sathyanath, with whom he had a daughter, Keya. Their marriage ended after 22 years, in 2012.

Prathap Pothen Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth of Prathap Pothen is under the wraps.

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Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

He is seen active on Facebook as Pratap Pothen with 148k+ followers.

Body Appearance of Prathap Pothen’s Height, Weight

HeightFeet: N / A
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Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack
WeightKilogram: N / A
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Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Prathap Pothen’s you should be know

NationalityIndian
EthnicityAsian
Age70 Years
Relationship StatusSingle
SpousesN / A
ChildrenN / A

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