One of his best performances was in Malayalam superstar Mohanlal’s Nadodikkattu . Called 'Captain' because of his army background, the actor directed two films as well besides appearing in a number of Malayalam serials. He was observed very dynamic and vibrant during his childhood. He later moved to films. He graduated from the Catholic College, Pathanamthitta in … A versatile performer, Captain Raju who hailed from Omalur in Pattanamthitta district has acted in serious roles as well as comic ones. After graduation, he joined Indian army as an officer at the age of 21 and rose to the rank of a captain. C.I.D. Through the hilarious portrayal of ‘Pavanayi’ in Mohanlal-starrer Nadodikkaattu, Raju proved his acting mettle and it remained a landmark in his career. Raju was the third of the seven children of K. G. Daniel and Annamma, and was born at Omallur. Get the latest entertainment news from India & around the world. He was seriously injured, and was hospitalised for a long period. Captain Raju was born on 27th June 1950 as second among seven children to K. G. Daniel and Annamma at Omallur, Pathanamthitta District, Kerala. Captain Raju was last seen in the 2017 movie Masterpiece, which starred Mammootty. His prominent roles were from the movie "Avanazhi" and "August 1". I am also one among the multiple grieving people today. The cremation of the 68-year-old actor-director will be held later in the day. He died aged 68 in the morning of 17 September 2018 at his residence in Palarivattom, Kochi. With his broad build, Captain Raju was mostly cast as the villain. In July, the actor was airlifted from Oman to Kochi when he suffered from a stroke and fell unconscious in the flight on his way to the United Arab Emirates to attend his son's wedding in the US. His demise is a great loss to his family and the film industry. Actor Captain Raju would henceforth desist from acting in any movie which has Thilakan as a co-actor. He has four sisters named Elizabeth, Saji, Sophy, Sudha and two brothers, George and Mohan. He is survived by his wife Prameela and son Ravi Raju. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Your email address will not be published. Share Via Email. He was married to Prameela, and had a son, Ravi. Mammootty Sathyan Anthikkad Vinayan Fazil Captain Raju. Captain Raju Parents Wife Son Daughter Details, Surekha Vani Wiki, Age, Caste, Family, Husband, Daughter & Bio, Gurnam Bhullar Wiki, Age, Wife, GF, Family, Bio, Net Worth 2020, Parvathy Menon (Thiruvothu) Wiki, Bio, Age, Husband, Height, Disha Salian Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Death, Biography, Pritam Holme Chowdhury Wiki, Age, Grilfriend, Biography, Parth Samthaan Wiki, Bio, Wife, Caste, Brother, Net Worth, Saurabh Raj Jain Wiki, Wife, Kids, Caste, Net Worth, Biography, Shriya Sharma Wiki, Age, Family, Measurements, Biography. Required fields are marked *. The actor has starred in around 500 Malayalam films and has also been a part of numerous projects in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi as well and was survived by his wife  Prameela and son Ravi Raju. Captain Raju did his schooling from Govt. The last film we acted in was Masterpiece. Kochi: Veteran actor Captain Raju (Raju Daniel), 68, who became an inevitable presence in Malayalam films for over three decades, passed away in Kochi on Monday morning. Daniel and Annamma at Omallur, Kerala. In his long career spanning nearly four decades, Captain Raju also featured in Hindi and English films, notching up over 500 films to his credit. After serving 5 years in Indian army, he worked as marketing chief at glucose and starch manufacturing company, Lakshmi Starch, at Mumbai and later he left the job to act in films. Gupta, Simon Peter Ninakku Vendi (1988) as Ramji, Innale (1989) as Circle Inspector of Police, Kali Kariyamayi: Crime Branch (1989) as Balachandran, Kalyana Sowgandhikam (1996) as Neelakantan Vaidyar, Mattupetti Machan (1998) as Mattupetti Mahadevan, Thachiledathu Chundan (1999) as Velupillai, Ezhupunna Tharakan (1999) as Chacko Tharakan, Snehapoorvam Anna (2000) as Father of Lover boy, Sharja To Sharja (2001) as Kanaran Kappithan, Kilukkam Kilukilukkam (2006) as Col. Panikkar, The Speed Track (2007) as College Principal, Airtel Challenge as Quiz master (Jeevan TV), This page was last edited on 26 October 2020, at 11:52. He has also done acting in many Telugu and Malayalam serials. Some of his finest performances include Pavanayi in the hilarious Mohanlal- Sreenivasan starrer Nadodikkaatu. He was the third of the seven children of K. G. Daniel and Annamma, and was born at Omallur. He started acting in amateur drama troupes like Prathiba theatres in Mumbai. The funeral was held at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church at Puthanpeedika north in Pathanamthitta in the evening. Both his parents were teachers at Govt. His second film as director was Mr. Pavanayi 99.99 (2012) in which he reprised the role of Mr. Pavanayi, his character from the 1987 Malayalam film Nadodikkattu. UP School Omallur. Meanwhile, here’s what other Malayalam celebrities have to say: "ലാലൂ…. The actor is called 'Captain' because of his army background and has directed two films, besides appearing in a number of Malayalam serials. Pavanayi 99.99.' Raju, who was an officer in the Army, started his acting career in 1981 in the film Raktham directed by Joshy. Republic World is your one-stop destination for trending Bollywood news. 20 Madras Mail, Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja and many more. Last Tuesday, Raju was been flying from Kochi to New York for his son Ravi’s wedding, when his son noticed that he had started slurring while talking. He has four sisters named Elizabeth, Saji, Sophy, Sudha and two brothers, George and Mohan.He is married to Prameela, and has a son, Ravi. Still he was active in films and public. UP School Omalloor and NSS English Medium School, Omalloor. The flight was diverted and landed at Muscat in Oman. Earlier in June, while travelling from Kochi to the United States, to attend his son's marriage, the actor suffered a massive heart stroke and was shifted to a hospital in Muscat. After graduation, he joined the army and rose to the Rank as captain. 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He graduated from the Catholic College, Pathanamthitta in … He passed away at his residence in Kochi and the cremation will be held later in the day. Captain Raju has been hospitalised in Oman following a heart attack during a flight.Raju was on his way to the United States of America when he complained of chest pain and uneasiness. Friday, Nov 06, 2020 | Last Update : 02:49 AM IST. Check out his wiki, age, family, movie list and biography on Celenote. We will miss you! The actor has starred in around 500 Malayalam films and has also been a part of numerous projects in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi as well and was survived by his wife Prameela and son Ravi Raju. Raju Daniel (27 June 1950 – 17 September 2018), better known by his stage name Captain Raju, was an Indian army officer and pan Indian actor. He was noted for his character roles as a villain and although most of his films fared well at the box office, he is known for his finest performances in films such as 'Pavanayi' and 'Mr. Learn how your comment data is processed. As an actor, he has starred in over 75 films in varied roles as villain, comedian, and comedic villain.