Veteran Malayalam actor and former MP Innocent passed away in a private hospital in Kochi on Sunday. He was 75.
The actor recently completed five decades in Mollywood.
The actor had been battling cancer for some years now. Though he had fought cancer bravely and gracefully over the years, he developed some uneasiness earlier this week following which he was admitted to the hospital.
Innocent has acted in more than 750 films and is considered one of the best comedians in Malayalam cinema.
Innocent has won several awards, including three Kerala State Film Awards.
He served as the Member of Parliament in the 16th Lok Sabha of India representing Chalakudy constituency as an independent candidate supported by the Left Democratic Front (LDF).
Innocent served as the president of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA), a guild of Malayalam artists from 2003 to 2018.