Jishnu Raghavan Alingkil, commonly Known as Jishnu throughout the Malayalam film industry passed away at a private hospital in Kochi. Aged 35 he was undergoing treatment for cancer since quite some time.
Being a mechanical engineer graduate from NIT Calicut, he set foot to the film industry through the movie ‘Kilipatt’ as a child artist in 1987, directed by his father Raghavan the movie was selected for Indian Panorama.
He became a mainstream actor through Kamal’s movie ‘Nammal’ and later in 2014 entered into Bollywood for the remake of Malayalam movie ‘Traffic’.
He has acted in almost 25 movies. He twitter update read that he had recovered from cancer, “By God’s grace and your prayers, the surgery I had to go through was successful. I am back home now and recovering. The cancerous tumor was completely removed. For complete recovery it will take another six months, I guess. Thanks a lot for your prayers and support.” Not many were aware of this until he himself posted these statements on February 7, 2014.