The noted cardiologist had served the Indian Railways for more than 30 years and played a decisive role in turning the Railway Hospital at Perambur, Chennai, as one of the best referral hospitals of the country.
Powell was the first American official to publicly lay the blame for the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida network.
Kutty played a major role in popularizing the Mappila Pattu genre through experimenting with the traditional music stream.
Flexibility was Venu’s forte. Being a versatile artist, all types of characters suited him.
Yesudasan, known for his political cartoons, had been active in the field for six decades and rose to the ranks of the most prominent cartoonists in India.
A 1962 batch IPS officer, Nair was the DGP from April 30, 1995 to June 30, 1996.
K M Roy was the founder secretary of the Kottayam Press Club.
Rizabawa's John Honai set the benchmark for polished villainy just the way Gabbar Singh had for rugged evil.
Fernandes had been hospitalised after suffering a head injury two months ago after an accidental fall.
The 45-year-old was associated with Malayalam movies Arrattu, Kala and Priest.