Malayalam Filmmaker IV Sasi is No More, Dies At Age 69

Malayalam Filmmaker IV Sasi is No More, Dies At Age 69

Renowned Malayalam director IV Sasi, 69, passed away on Tuesday morning in Chennai.

I. V. Sasi had problems in breathing and passed away around 11.15 am on his way to the Surya hospital in Chennai.

In his early days, the filmmaker aspired to be an art director but soon after started to assist other directors.

Credit: twitter.comIV Sasi started his career as an art director with the 1968 release Kaliyalla Kalyanam. His first directorial venture, "Ulsavam" (1975), a love story, starred by Vincent and late Sreevidhya and was a hit. This popular director has at least 170 films to his credit. I V Sasi changed Malayalam cinema scenario in the 1970s with his presentation experiments and technical skills. Also, if we say that he is the one who gifted superstardom to Mammootty then we will be right because I V Sasi made around 35 projects with him. He has even directed Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan.

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V. Sasi married Malayalam film actress Seema on 28 August 1980.

Seema, the reel-life heroine in that new wave movie, later became his partner in real-life. They have two children. A recipient of several prestigious awards, IV Sasi had been awarded the Nargis Dutt Award for best film on national integration for the film "Aaroodam". His best movies are "Avalude Raavukal", "Devaasuram", "Guru", "Eeta", "Angaadi", "Anubhavam", "Ayalkari", "Vellathooval", "Balram vs Tharadas", "Inspector Balram", "1921", "Sradha", and others.

Condolences are flowing in from all the corners at the death of iconic director I V Sasi. IV Sasi has a career span of 32 years.

Mammootty's son Dulquer Salmaan wrote on Facebook, "RIP Sasi uncle!" We are sure that people are surely going to miss this legend for his good work. He created an Era of his own in Malayalam Cinema. "So many personal memories!"

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