Nellikode Pappan, well-known theatre actor of yesteryear, passed away here on Sunday.
He is survived by his wife Suseela, a theatre actor.
Later, he joined Yuvajanasangham and Kalasamiti, theatre troupes led by actor Nellikode Bhaskaran.
Pappan stepped into theatre through ‘porattu natakam,’ folk plays featuring humorous dialogues, and dance and drama, performed on paddy fields after the harvest.
Pappan has been keeping away from theatre for the past 10 years because of age-related ailments.
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