Anil Murali(56), the popular Tamil and Malayalam actor who mostly played as the baddie, passed away at a private hospital in Kochi. Initial reports say that the actor had liver related issues and was undergoing treatment.
Debuted in the Malayalam cinema with Kanyakumariyil Oru Kavitha, he was last seen in Forensic.
Anil appeared in more than 200 films in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam. In Tamil, he acted in Jayam Ravi's Thani Oruvan, Nimirndhu Nil, Appa, Kodi, Thondan, Jiivi, and Nadodigal 2. Some of his important Malayalam films are Pokkiri Raja, Ayalum Njanum Thammil and Iyobinte Pusthakam.
Malayalam cinema's leading star Prithviraj and many others have remembered Anil Murali on Twitter and offered their condolences. Anil was survived with his wife Suma, son Adithya and a daughter Arundathi.