R. Dilip (Tamil actor)

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Dilip in 2005
Born c. 26.10.1956[citation needed]
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Died 25 May 2012
(aged 56-57)
Mysore, Karnataka, India
Nationality Indian
Other names Dilip
Occupation Actor
Years active 1980–2012
Spouse(s) Hema
Children Bhavya Shree
Maurya Raj

Dilip (c. 1955 – 25 May 2012) was an Indian actor who starred in Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam films.


Dilip starred with Kamal Haasan in Varumayin Niram Sivappu and Thoongadhey Thambi Thoongadhey.[1] He was also a part of Visu films Samsaram Adhu Minsaram and Penmani Aval Kanmani. His Malayalam film Njan Ekananu was a huge success. In the 1990s he appeared in Rajinikanth' s Valli.

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Dilip was suffering from health ailment for the last few years of his life. He suffered a major heart attack and died on 25 May 2012. At the time of his death, Dilip was survived by his wife, his daughter Bhavya and son Mourya.[2]


  1. ^ "Actor Dilip is no more". kollytalk.com. 25 May 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-26. 
  2. ^ "Cities / Chennai : Actor Dileep passes away". The Hindu. Retrieved 2012-05-26. 

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