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Malayalam film actor Sidhu R Pillai found dead in Goa: Reports

Actor Sidhu R Pillai, son of prominent Malayalam producer PKR Pillai, was found dead in Goa on Tuesday.

regional movies Updated: Jan 16, 2018 14:27 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, Chennai
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Sidhu R Pillai had reportedly gone to Goa on January 12.

Malayalam actor Sidhu R Pillai, who starred in Second Show, was found dead in Goa, reports Malayalam Manorama. He was 27. His body was identified by his mother on Monday, the report adds.

Sidhu, who made his Mollywood debut with Second Show along with Dulquer Salmaan and Sunny Wayne, went to Goa on January 12. While the exact reason for his death is unknown, unconfirmed reports suggest that drowning at the beach could be the reason, an Indian Express report says. The actor’s last rites will take place in his home town Thrissur, it adds.

PKR Pillai is a prominent producer who has at least 16 films to his credit including Chithram, Vandanam and Amrutham Gamaya.

Dulquer took to Twitter to express his shock at Sidhu’s untimely death. He wrote: “Disturbed and sad about the passing of #SidhuRPillai ! Was an excited and vivacious youngster during #SecondShow. Prayers to his family.”

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First Published: Jan 16, 2018 14:27 IST