A Malayalam comedy superstar Innocent Vareed Thekkethala, who acted in more than 750 films and served as an independent MP for the Chalakkudy constituency in the 16th Lok Sabha elections, has passed away at the age of 75. He was also the President of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) for 18 years. His last film appearance was in the 2022 movie “Kaduva” with Prithviraj, and his final movie, “Paachuvum Albhuthavilakkum,” is set to release on April 28. The actor was also a writer and published five books based on his life experiences. Innocent was a significant figure in the film industry, and he defeated Congress heavyweight PC Chacko in the 16th Lok Sabha elections but lost in 2019.
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