It’s unfortunate that Malayalam actor Vijayan Peringode (66) is no more amongst us. The actor, who was one of the most prominent names in the industry, suffered a heart attack at his residence, this morning. While a statement from the family is still awaited. He will be cremated at his residence later today, suggest reports. Heartiest condolences to his everyone who has been close to Vijayan. May his soul rest in peace.
Giving you a background of Vijayan’s contribution to the Malayalam cinema, he made his entry into the industry as a production executive and only later went on to become an actor. He was well-known for his cameos in many films from 1990s and 2000s following which he made his acting debut with Asthran which was directed by PN Menon. Later, he went on to appear in over 100 films with the popular ones being – Devasuram, Sreesharante Onnaam Thirumurivu, Meesamadhavan amongst others. Most recently, Vijayan was seen in Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu, a film which had hit the screens in 2017. He had also played a role in the blockbuster movie Oppam, which was released in the year 2016.
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