Ravi Vallathol, a renowned Malayalam film actor died at the age of 67 due to acute diabetes which led to a heart attack. As per reports, the actor was having memory-related issues and was under treatment for some months. He died in his own residence in Vazhuthakkadu, Thiruvananthapuram yesterday on 25th April 2020. Ravi has featured in many famous television serials and some movies too. Before acting in soap-operas and movies, Ravi was a drama artiste. It must be noted that he is the son of famous drama legend TN Gopinathan Nair. He also happens to be the nephew of Malayalam poet Vallathol Narayana Menon. 
Ravi acted in more than 100 TV series and more than 50 Movies. He wrote 25 short stories and a few plays. Some of his short stories were made into tv serials and his play ‘Revathikkoru Pavakkutty’ was remade into a movie in the same name. He played some noted roles in famous Malayalam movies like Nee Varuvolam and Godfather. He was awarded best actor in the Kerala State Television Awards for his performance in the TV series American Dreams. Ravi was married to Geethalakshmi and the couple had no children. They were running an organisation for mentally challenged people named Thanal.