Augustine (actor)

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Augustine
Augustine (actor).jpg
Born(1955-07-30)30 July 1955
Died14 November 2013(2013-11-14) (aged 58)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1986–2013
Spouse(s)Hansi[1]
ChildrenAnn
Jeethu
Parent(s)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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Madhyamam. "ചലചിത്ര നടന്‍ അഗസ്റ്റിന്‍െറ മൃതദേഹം സംസ്ക്കരിച്ചു". Archived from the original on 17 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Manorama Online - Malayalam News - Latest News". Archived from the original on 17 November 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
  3. ^ "അച്ഛനെയാണ് എനിക്കിഷ്ടം - articles, infocus_interview - Mathrubhumi Eves". Archived from the original on 17 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Manorama Online Latest Malayalam News. Breaking News Events. News Updates from Kerala India". Archived from the original on 18 November 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
  5. ^ "MarunadanMalayali.com".
  6. ^ "നടന്‍ അഗസ്റ്റിന്‍ അന്തരിച്ചു - Latest News - Mathrubhumi". Archived from the original on 3 December 2013.
  7. ^ "Mangalam-varika-5-Aug-2013". mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 4 November 2013.
  8. ^ Malayalam actor Augustine is dead, dnaindia.com
  9. ^ Malayalam actor Augustine is dead, deccanherald.com

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