Well known movie and theatre actor Kalasala Babu passed away today morning (May 14), following heart ailments. He was admitted to a hospital in Kochi on Sunday. He was 68.
Babu is the son of Kathakali maestro Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair and Mohiniyattam exponent Kalamandalam Kalyani Kutty Amma.
He has been stage actor, performing in such well known theatre groups like Kalidasa Kala Kendram.
His stint in movies started with Inayathedi (1977). He has acted in films Ente Veedu Appoonteyum, Sasneham Sumithra, Thommanum Makkalum, Thuruppu Gulan, Chess, ABCD, Two Countries, Sunday Holiday and Queen among others.