‘Ayyapanum Koshyum’ Director Sachy Dies At The Age Of 48
The Kerala movie industry dove into bitterness when the news of famous film director and script writer KR Sachidanandan’s death at a hospital in Thrissur on Thursday night, film industry sources said.
Popularly known as Sachy, the 48-year-old was recouping from a hip surgery when he endured a heart failure on Tuesday. He was admitted to the emergency unit of a leading hospital in Thrissur. The Malayalam film industry was devastated in misery after the news of Sachy’s demise surfaced. Actors Prithviraj Sukumaran, Nivin Pauly, Tovino Thomas and Dulquer Salaam were among the individuals who shared condolences on social media.
Sachy, a practicing legal counselor in the Kerala High Court, turned to the film industry first by jointly writing scripts before going solo. His second movie as a director, ‘Ayyapanum Koshyum’, ended up being the greatest grosser this year, till the lockdown kicked in.
His brief movie vocation started in 2007, when he scripted the film, ‘Chocolate’, alongside Sethu with whom he composed four other movies. He wrote his first solo script for the Mohanlal starrer, ‘Run Baby Run’, in 2012 and proceeded to compose another six contents, which included ‘Anarkali’ , his first movie an as director, in 2015.
On Wednesday, his nearby associates, including leading film personalities like actor Prithviraj and Biju Menon, and executives Renjith and B. Unnikrishnan, held hands to perceive how the best clinical consideration could be given to him and even communicated their longing to employ an air emergency vehicle to move him to another medical clinic.
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