Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam Actor Prem Kumar has been appointed as vice chairman of the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy.
The appointment is for a three-year period. Prem Kumar replaces Beena Paul.
Earlier, the state government had appointed director Ranjith as the chairperson replacing Kamal.
Prem Kumar, a native of Thiruvananthapuram, was born on September 12, 1967. He is active in television serials and movies.
He made his debut in Malayalam cinema t hrough Sakhavu directed by P A Bakkar. He is also a recipient of best state drama actor award.