Innocent (Innocent Vareed Thekkethala)

Movie Actor
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Birthday : Feb 28th 1948
Date of demise: Mar 26th 2023
He was 75 at the time of his death
Starsign : Pisces
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Born : Thrissur, Kerala
Last updated : Mar 30th 2023

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About Innocent

Innocent (Innocent Vareed Thekkethala ) is an actor and politician. Innocent entered the film industry in 1972 with the movie Nrityashala. He has worked in more than 500 films. He is also a politician and member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). He has served as the Member of Parliament in the 16th Lok Sabha of India representing the Chalakudy constituency. He has also an author and has written 4 books, columns in magazines and newspapers etc.

Innocent passed away on March 26, 2023, at VPS Lakeshore Hospital in Kochi, Kerala, due to pneumonia complications after nearly three weeks of hospitalization.


He had his primary education from Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Irinjalakuda, and Sri Sangameswara NSS School, Irinjalakuda. He studied till eighth grade.

Awards and recognitions

Innocent has won several awards, including three Kerala State Film Awards.

Family life

Innocent was born to Vareed Thekkethala and Margaret. He married Alice Thekkethala and they have a son Sonnet Thekkethala (Born 18 Feb). Both Innocent and his wife are cancer survivors.

Fun fact

Innocent's grandson Innocent Jr has acted in a documentary as Innocent in childhood.

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