Mollywood actor Sidhu R Pillai, who is also the son of prominent producer PKR Pillai, was reportedly found dead under mysterious circumstances in Goa on January 12.
Although there’s no official confirmation of the news, according to reports published in various south websites, the 27-year old actor drowned to death and his body was found much later in the day.
However, The News Minute claims, his mother identified his body on Monday, January 15. His last rites will take place at their residence in Thrissur.
Condoling his death, Dulquer Salmaan tweeted: "Disturbed and sad about the passing of #SidhuRPillai ! Was an excited and vivacious youngster during #SecondShow. Prayers to his family . [sic]"
Sidhu R Pillai made his debut in Dulquer Salmaan's film Second Show. Since then, he has appeared in many short films.
His father PKR Pillai has about 16 films to his credit as a producer under the banner of Shirdi Sai Creations. Chithram, Vandanam and Amrutham Gamaya were some popular films made under the banner.
Reports say that Sidhu was believed to have reached Goa on January 12. Further details are awaited.