Friday, August 07, 2009

Rajan P Dev

Rajan P. Dev (May 20, 1953 - July 29, 2009) was an Indian film and stage actor.

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He was born in Cherthala in Alappuzha district of Kerala. He had acted in over 140 films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada language films. He was noted for his villain roles laced with a touch of humour. He came into limelight for his characterisation of Kochuvava in the play Kattukuthira.

Rajan P. Dev died in Kochi Wednesday 29th July 2009 due to a liver disease.

Despite portraying several memorable characters on screen, he never recieved any film awards. He had received two state awards for his roles in two dramas, including Kattukuthira.

Dev was also the vice president of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA).

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