Director and Actor Prathap Pothan was found dead in his flat in Chennai today morning. When he was approached by his help to give his morning tea, he was found unresponsive. He had passed away in his sleep. Film fraternity rushed to his residence to pay their last respects to the late actor. He was once married to actress Radhika Sarathkumar. He was 69.
It can be noted that he had been talking about death in his social media pages for the past one week. Lastly he posted the below quote by George Carlin at 9:38 am on Thursday.
Actors Kamal Haasan, Manobala, Director Ramesh Khanna were seen emotional. The late actor was a close friend of actor Suhasini Maniratnam. He is survived by his only daughter from his second marriage.