R.Govinda Pillai, who was popularly known as Kochaniyan, passed away earlier today.
He started his acting career with the TV serial, “Arabikadalinte Rani.”
His silver screen was with “Sesham Kazhchayil” directed by Balachandra Menon.
He was last seen in “
Vadhu,” the TV serial which was led by “
Praveena” and "
A few months back, Kochaniyan was diagnosed with cancer.
He had been treated for the disease. However, the treatment went in vain and he lost his life in the battle with cancer.
He was survived by his wife Nalinambika and two daughters. Kochaniyan was a bank employee and he retired as a senior manager in the cooperative bank.
May his soul rest in peace! Our deepest condolences to Kochaniyan’s family!