Theatre and film artiste Khalid died on a movie set near Vaikom on Friday, police said. He was 70. Khalid, known for his role in a popular Malayalam comedy serial, was acting for a Tovino-starrer at Vaikom near Kottayam, sources said.
“He was found lying in the bathroom of the movie set at around 9.30 AM today. The crew members took him to a nearby hospital but could not save his life,” police said.
Well-known cinematographer Shyju Khalid, director Khalid Rahman and cinematographer Jimshi Khalid are his sons. The post-mortem and inquest proceedings are going on, police said.