Tamil Actor Pradeep K Vijayan Found Dead At Home

Pradeep K Vijayan's friend, Prabhakaran, found him dead at his house in Palavakkam after two days of no contact.

Tamil actor Pradeep K. Vijayan, aged 39, was found dead at his Palavakkam home in Chennai under mysterious circumstances. His friend discovered him after two days of unsuccessful attempts to contact him. Police are investigating, and no official cause of death has been announced yet.

Actor Pradeep, who lived alone on Sankarapuram First Street in Palavakkam, Chennai, was unmarried. He had recently mentioned experiencing shortness of breath and dizziness. Concerned after not receiving any response despite multiple calls over two days, one of his friends visited his residence to check on him.

After Pradeep did not respond to repeated knocks on the locked door, his friend notified the Neelankarai police. They, along with the fire department, forcibly entered the house. Inside, Pradeep was discovered deceased with a head injury. Authorities have transported his body to Royapettah Government Hospital for further examination.

Pradeep is suspected to have passed away two days ago from a head injury and a heart attack. The Neelankarai police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding his death, and a postmortem examination will be conducted on the body.

Who WasPradeep K Vijayan?

Pradeep Nair Pappu, known as Pradeep, debuted in Tamil cinema with the 2013 film Sonna Puriyathu. He gained fame for his role as Poornachandran in Thegidi (2014), where his humor as a detective stood out. His final film was Rudhran (2023) with Raghava Lawrence. A tech graduate, Pradeep pursued acting in Kollywood driven by his passion, also handling movie subtitling on the side.

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