Kochi: Malayalam actor Anil Murali has passed away at a private hospital in Kochi.
He was 56.
Anil Murali was mainly seen in anti-hero and character roles. He featured in about 200 movies in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. He entered the film industry after working in television serials.
His debut movie was 'Kanyakumariyil Oru Kavitha' released in 1993. He also acted in Lenin Rajendran's 'Daivathinte Vikruthikal'. His role in Kalabhavan mani starrer 'Valkkannadi' was widely appreciated.
His major Malayalam films include 'Baba Kalyani', 'Nasrani', 'Puthiya Mugham', 'City of God', 'Manikyakallu', 'Vellaripravinte Changathi', 'Collector', 'Asuravithu', 'Karmayodha' and 'Amen'.
'Forensic' was his last movie.
Anil Murali is survived by wife Suma and children Adithya and Arundhathi.