Malayalam actor Jishnu Raghavan loses battle to cancer

  • ANI, Kochi
  • Updated: Mar 25, 2016 19:07 IST
Jishnu Raghavan had been battling cancer for the last two years. (Facebook)

Malayalam actor Jishnu Raghavan Alingkil, who had been battling cancer for almost two years, died on Friday at a private hospital in Kochi, Kerala.

Jishnu, who had been detected with cancer for the first time two years back, had been cured. Sadly, he suffered a relapse in 2015. Jishnu starred as a child artist in the movie Kilipatt (1987) and had made his film debut in Nammal.

On March 8, Jishnu wrote an inspiring message on his Facebook page, highlighting his zest for life and passion for living, despite his daily battle.

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“Being positive and always smiling makes a lot of difference. I’m in ICU now, nothing to worry this is kind of my second home now. I have fun here. I started smiling at every situation now especially the nurses who take care of me. Trust me it made a lot of difference. They do a tough job of treating pain and in I C U things r worse but by smiling and being jovial creates such a good atmosphere that everything just gets better, it’s magic... smile is magic...try it,” he said in his message.

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