Chalappurathu Raveendranatha Menon (1950 – 24 November 2007), popularly known as Ravi Menon was a veteran Indian film actor who worked in Malayalam cinema.[1] He was born in Sreekrishnapuram, Palakkad in 1950. He completed diploma from the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune and made his debut in Malayalam movie, Nirmalyam. Ravi Menon also got the state government special jury award for his role in 'Nirmalayam'.[citation needed] His first movie was Mani Kaul's Duvidha for which he was nominated for the national best actor award .[2] His notable movies includes Shalini Ente Koottukari, Shyama, Kilukkam, Minnaram.[3] He acted in more than 50 Malayalam movies.

Ravi Menon
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Died24 November 2007
Years active1973–2006

He hailed from Karimpuzha in Palakkad district.[4] He died in Perinthalmanna, Kerala on 24 November 2007. He was 57. He was suffering from cancer for long time in his last days. He was a bachelor.[5]



  1. ^ "രവി മേനോന് എന്ന നഷ്ടം | Webdunia Malayalam". Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  2. ^ B. Vijayakumar (25 September 2011). "Life & Style / Metroplus : Nirmalyam 1973". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Actor Ravi Menon dead". The Hindu. 25 November 2007. Archived from the original on 6 December 2007. Retrieved 27 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Ravi Menon profile". Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Manorama Online : Breaking News, Kerala news, latest news, India, Kerala politics, sports, movies, celebrities, lifestyle, E-paper, Photos & Videos". Retrieved 29 January 2017.

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