Actor Raghuvaran, passed away on March 19th, 2008 in a private hospital in Chennai, following a brief illness.
Raghuvaran had acted in more than 100 movies, in various languages, including Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. His first movie was Ezhavathu Manithan in 1982. His first malayalam movie was Kakka. He did mainly villain or character roles, but he bought his own style of villainy and controlled acting to the silver screen. His role in Lenin Rajendran’s Daivathinte Vikruthikal was notable and got him many awards. His notable Tamil movies are Anjali, Basha, Kathalan, Muthu, Arunachalam, Muthalvan, Shivaji. Hindi movies he acted include – Izzatdar, Lal Baadshah, Grahan, Run.
He was born in Kollenkode in Palakkad district. He was married to actress Rohini and that short lived marriage ended in divorce.