Shaji Thilakan, son of late south Indian actor Thilakan, passed away in Kochi on Wednesday (11 March 2020) . He was 56. Shaji Thilakan was undergoing treatment for liver-related ailments at Amrita Hospital. He is survived by his wife Indira and daughter Abhirami S. Thilakan.
The deceased, who was born as the eldest son of Thilakan and his first wife Shantha. Thilakan and Santha had three children: sons Shaji Thilakan, Shammi Thilakan and Shobi Thilakan. His co-siblings are Shibu Thilakan, Dr. Sonia Thilakan and Sophia Ajith from Thilakan's second marriage with Sarojam.
Shaji Thilakan was an employee at Appollo Tyres in Kochi. Unlike his father Thilakan, Shaji did not make a dent as an actor in the Malayalam film industry. He had acted in unreleased 1998 movie Sagara Charithram. However, he made a name as a television actor with his performance in daily soap opera Aniyathi on Mazhavil Manorama Channel, in which he played a negative role. His role as Pookkadan Paulose was well received.
|Actor Shaji Thilakan in Aniyathi Serial|
|Acot Shaji Thilakan|