Anil Nedumangad
Anil Nedumangad Image Credit: Twitter/@malludigital1

In a shocking incident, Malayalam actor Anil Nedumangad died on Friday in Thodupuzha, Kerala. He was 48 years old.

The ‘Ayyappanum Koshiyum’ actor was swimming with friends in the reservoir of Malankara dam when he drowned. He was in the area for a film shoot. His body was recovered by Fire and Rescue Services.

Nedumangad’s credits included ‘Porinju Mariyam Jose’, ‘Kammatipadam’ and ‘Papam Cheriyathavar’.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan extended his condolences on the death of Nedumangad and said that he was deeply saddened by the accidental death of the actor.

"He was an actor who made his mark in the film industry through his notable roles. In a short period of time, he was able to bring to life, the characters who touched the audience deeply through his acting prowess. Anil's untimely demise is a great loss to the Malayalam film world. Sharing the grief of family and friends," he said in a condolence message.