Augustine (actor)

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Born(1955-07-30)30 July 1955
Died14 November 2013(2013-11-14) (aged 58)
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1986–2013
Parent(s)Kunnumpurath Mathew
Rosi [1]

Augustine (30 July 1955 – 14 November 2013) was an Indian film actor who worked in Malayalam cinema. He acted in more than 100 films, mainly in comedy and negative roles. Actress Ann Augustine is his daughter.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Augustine was born on 30 July 1955 to Kunnumpurath Mathew and Rosi at Kodencheri, Kozhikode.[2] He was married to Hansamma; the couple have two daughters: Ann (actress), and Jeethu.[3]

Career[edit | edit source]

Beginning his acting career through theatre, Augustine entered the Malayalam film industry in the mid eighties through an uncredited role, in the movie Swapnalokam, starring Sreenath, in 1983.[4] His first credited appearance was in Gandhinagar 2nd Street in 1986; the role had been offered to him by Sreenivasan for having assisted the latter in finding a filming location for Gandhinagar 2nd Street.[5] Augustine also appeared in such films as Commissioner, Devasuram, Ekalavyan, Aaraam Thampuran, Kazhcha and Katha Paryumbol. He produced the Malayalam film, Mizhi Randilum.[6]

Health and death[edit | edit source]

Augustine suffered a stroke in late 2009; however, he made a partial recovery and continued acting. Following a fall in a hotel room in April 2013, he underwent treatment in Pattambi.[7] He died of kidney failure, aged 58, on 14 November 2013 at a private hospital in Kozhikode. Kadal Kadannu Oru Maathukutty was the last film in which he appeared.[8][9]

Partial filmography[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Madhyamam. "ചലചിത്ര നടന്‍ അഗസ്റ്റിന്‍െറ മൃതദേഹം സംസ്ക്കരിച്ചു". Archived from the original on 17 November 2013.
  2. "Manorama Online - Malayalam News - Latest News". Archived from the original on 17 November 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
  3. "അച്ഛനെയാണ് എനിക്കിഷ്ടം - articles, infocus_interview - Mathrubhumi Eves". Archived from the original on 17 November 2013.
  4. "Manorama Online Latest Malayalam News. Breaking News Events. News Updates from Kerala India". Archived from the original on 18 November 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
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  6. "നടന്‍ അഗസ്റ്റിന്‍ അന്തരിച്ചു - Latest News - Mathrubhumi". Archived from the original on 3 December 2013.
  7. "Mangalam-varika-5-Aug-2013". Retrieved 4 November 2013.
  8. Malayalam actor Augustine is dead,
  9. Malayalam actor Augustine is dead,

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