National award-winning Malayalam film actress Kalpana passes away


Jan,25 2016 13:49:05 IST

Hyderabad/Thiruvananthapuram: Popular Malayalam film actress Kalpana passed away on Monday in a Hyderabad hotel, revealed film director Sibi Malayil.


Youtube screen grab of Kalpana.

The actress, after found in an unconscious state in the hotel, was rushed to a hospital where the doctors declared her brought dead. She is believed to have suffered a cardiac arrest, Malayil said.

The 50-year-old actress had acted in more than 300 films and was in Hyderabad to attend a private function.

She had bagged the National Award for the Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Thanichalla Njan.

Popular actress Urvashi and Kalaranjini are her siblings.

Updated Date: Jan 25, 2016 13:49 PM