Actor Captain Raju who acted in films like – Rowdy Alludu, Maatho Pettukoku, Kondapalli Raja, Shatruvu died today
A few months ago, the actor had suffered a stroke during a flight to America. After being informed of his condition, the flight was diverted and ended up landing in Oman, Muscat.
Following his family's request, the actor was then shifted from Muscat to Kochi for further treatment. His condition had been declared stable at the time.
He died at his residence in Palarivattom, Kochi today.His original name is Raju Daniel and Captain Raju is his screen name.
Before becoming actor he served as Indian military officer. He was called ‘Captain’ because of his army background, He also directed two films besides appearing in a number of Malayalam serials.