Augustine (actor)

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Augustine
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Born (1955-07-30)30 July 1955
Kodencheri, Kozhikkode (now in Kerala), India[1]
Died 14 November 2013(2013-11-14) (aged 58)
Nationality Indian
Occupation Film actor
Years active 1986–2013
Spouse(s) Hansi[1]
Children Ann
Jeethu
Parents Kunnumpurath Mathew
Rosi [1]

Augustine (30 July 1955 – 14 November 2013) was a Malayalam film actor. He acted in more than 100 films, mainly in comedy and negative roles. Actress Ann Augustine is his daughter.

Personal life[edit]

Augustine was born on 30 July 1955 to Kunnumpurath Mathew and Rosi at Kodencheri, Kozhikode.[2] He was married to Hansamma; the couple have two daughters: Ann (actress), and Jeethu.[3]

Career[edit]

Beginning his acting career through theatre, Augustine entered the Malayalam film industry in the mid eighties through an uncredited role, in the movie Swapnalokam, starring Sreenath, in 1983.[4] His first credited appearance was in Gandhinagar 2nd Street in 1986; the role had been offered to him by Sreenivasan for having assisted the latter in finding a filming location for Gandhinagar 2nd Street.[5] Augustine also appeared in such films as Commissioner, Devasuram, Ekalavyan, Aaraam Thampuran, Kazhcha and Katha Paryumbol. He produced the Malayalam film, Mizhi Randilum.[6]

Health and death[edit]

Augustine suffered a stroke in late 2009; however, he made a partial recovery and continued acting. Following a fall in a hotel room in April 2013, he underwent treatment in Pattambi.[7] He died of renal failure, aged 58, on 14 November 2013 at a private hospital in Kozhikode. Kadal Kadannu Oru Maathukutty was the last film in which he appeared.[8][9]

Partial Filmography[edit]

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