Tamil film director Palaniswamy Ganesan, who is better known as C Sivakumar, was found dead at his apartment in Chennai under mysterious circumstances. According to reports, the director’s house was locked for two days after which neighbours grew suspicious and alerted the police. After the door was opened, the body of the director was found in a discomposed condition. The police have started to find out the truth behind his death. The last rite of the director will take place only after the police completes its probe.
Cops are suspecting that the director suffered a massive heart attack while watching television at home on Thursday. The official confirmation is awaited on the same. The police, which has sent the body for post-mortem is waiting for the report. The 46-year old is known for a directing a number of films like ‘Ayudha Poojai’ and ‘Rettai Jadai Vayasu’. In his initial years, the director also worked as an assistant director.
His sudden death brought entire Kollywood into shock. Last respects for him are pouring in on the social media.
Earlier in April, popular Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith who was part of over 500 films passed away after suffering from stomach ailments. He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kochi. The actor had taken up Kollam as the second part of his name as he was raised in Kadappakada Kollam where his father was working.
The actor started working with filmmaker Padmarajan as an assistant director. Padmarajan on seeing his on-screen potential gave him his first break in the 1983 movie Parannu Parannu Parannu. He has also worked on a number of movies with Padmarajan who had admitted also admitted that he used to reserve roles for the actor. Ajith was famous for playing negative roles in the Malayalam films.