Filmmaker Century Raju Mathew passes away

Century Raju Mathew

Kottayam: Century Films owner and former president of Kerala Film Chamber of Commerce Century Raju Mathew passed away here today. He was 82 years old. He died at a private hospital in Kottayam.

Century Kochumon and Raju Mathew’s contributions to Malayalam were many hit films. The name Century was first made on the silver screen in 1982 by Balachandra Menon’s film ‘Kelkkatha Sabdam’.

Karyam Nissaram, Alkkoottathil Thaniye, Anubandham, Sandhyaykkuvirinja Poovu, Kanamarayath, Namukkuparkkan Munthirithoppukal, Nadodikkattu, Aryan, Adiyozhukkukal, Sasneham, Thanmathra are the main films produced by century films. Fahad Fazil’s Athiran was the last film.

It was also his 45th film. The last movie to be distributed in the theater is Manoharam and Vikruti. The shoot of Kunjaldo is getting underway. He is survived by his wife, the late Lily Mathew; Children: Anjana Jacob and Ranjana Mathew.


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