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Monday, 04 July 2022 5.19 AM IST

Actor Salim Ghouse who played villain in 'Thazhvaram' passes away

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MUMBAI: Renowned film and drama actor and playwright Salim Ahmed Ghouse (70), passed away in Mumbai. He died following a heart attack. He had acted in over 30 films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.

Salim gained popularity through his role in the 1987 television series Subhah, which was aired on Doordarshan. He later appeared as Tipu Sultan in Shyam Benegal's Bharat Ek Khoj.

Born in Chennai, Salim was educated at Christ School and President's College. He later graduated from the Pune Film Institute. He made his film debut in 1978 with the Hindi film Swarg Narag. He later acted in films like Drohi, Koyla, Soldier, Aks and Indian. Salim's Tamil films include Vetri Vizha, Chinna Gounder and Thiruda Thiruda.

Salim gained popularity among the Malayali audience through the Bharathan movie Thazhvaram released in 1990. Salim played the villain role in the movie starring Mohanlal. He also appeared in the Malayalam film Udayon.

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