Malayalam actress Saranya Sasi, who worked in televisions shows, died at the age of 35 in a private hospital in Kerala on Monday, news agency PTI reported.

The TV star was undergoing treatment for a brain tumour when she contracted COVID-19 in May this year. She had recovered from the coronavirus but her health condition worsened again due to COVID-related complications, the reports said.

Saranya Sasi, who hails from a small town named Pazhayangadi in Kannur district, had featured in several Malayalam television shows like Karuthamuthu and Harichandanam.

Saranya was reportedly rushed to the hospital recently after she was diagnosed with pneumonia and she died on Monday. As per PTI, Saranya Sasi was diagnosed with a brain tumour several years ago and had undergone surgical procedure several times as part of the treatment.

Saranya had also acted in a couple of films. She co-starred Mohanlal, Kalabhavan Mani, Bhavana, Jagathy Sreekumar, Saikumar and Manikuttan in the 2007 film Chotta Mumbai. She also featured in Prithviraj’s 2008 film Thalappavu and Kalabhavan Mani’s 2006 movie Chacko Randaman, among others.

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