The year 2020 will come as a grief-stricken one for people around the world due to the spiralling number of deaths as a result of the coronavirus pandemic crisis. Apart from the COVID-19 outbreak, there have been several natural disasters across the world including man-made calamities, while a number of notable film personalities too have succumbed to their deaths this year. 

Among the most notable celebrity deaths that have caught the public's eye around of late would be the unfortunate passing away of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and popular Tamil comedian Vadivelu Balaji. As many are yet to come to terms with the deaths of these celebrities, the news of popular Malayalam serial actor Sabarinath passing away at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram on the night of Thursday (September 17) has given shock to a number of fans. He was 49. 

Sabarinath is known among fans in the Malayalam entertainment industry for having starred in popular hit serials such as - Swami Ayyappan, Sagaram Sakshi, Pranayini, Minnukettu and Amala to name a few. According to reports, the actor was playing badminton when he had begun developing chest pains eventually leading to a cardiac arrest. Apart from acting, Sabarinath also held the title of being a national level badminton player. A native of Aruvikkara, he had married his childhood friend, Shanthi, an ayurvedic doctor and had two daughters. 

The untimely death of Sabarinath has come as a shock to many considering he was also starring in the serial, Padatha Panikili, which is airing on the Asianet channel. He also held the role of being a co-producer on the Sagaram Sakshi TV serial. Many in the Malayalam entertainment industry are sharing their condolences among whom is also his co-star and stage performer Archana Suseelan, who shared a picture along with the late actor, while captioning it, "Cant believe RIP"


Cant believe 😔😔😔 RIP🙏🙏🙏

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Neeyum Njanum actor Shiju AR too expressed his grief at Sabarinath's passing away saying, "My heart felt condolences Still can't believe"


My heart felt condolences Still can't believe 🙏🙏🙏🙏

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Kasthooriman actress Alice Christy shared a picture of the late actor and wrote,"Sabari chetta... I can't even believe that you are no more in this world.... You are one of those people with whom I have worked for so many years chetta.... Heartbroken ....Heartfelt condolences... We will miss you chetta".