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Noted Malayalam Filmmaker IV Sasi Dies At 69 In Chennai

Noted Malayalam Filmmaker IV Sasi Dies At 69 In Chennai

On Tuesday morning, Renowned Malayalam director I V Sasi passed away. It was to become an art director that he boarded a train to Chennai in 1968. In his forty year career, this director's films had a special place owing to his unconventional style and his unique approach to filmmaking.in the 70s, 80s and 90s, this director changed the face of Malayalm cinema with his sheer brilliance. His most noted films so far include Alkoottathil Thaniye, Kanamarayathu, Aksharangal and Vadakaykkoru Hrudayam. The film was a bilingual, in which Kamal Haasan also played the lead role. He is best known for establishing Mammooty and Mohanlal in the industry and has films like Devasuram, Mrigaya, Aavanazhi, AalkoottathilThaniye and AvaludeRavukal. "We had been in discussions on a film together, it's my personal loss!" It would take a gap of 11 years before the superstars joined hands again (Harikrishnans, 1998) if one were to not count Mammootty playing himself in an extended special appearance in Mohanlal-starrer No. 20 Madras Mail (1990). "We decided to make the movie in Hindi because such a big project would be impossible in Malayalam". He directed Rajesh Khanna in Anokha Rishta in 1986.

"I was always in love with cinema", Sasi wrote on his Facebook wall when he announced the project.

The director has worked with some of the biggest stalwarts in Malayalam and Tamil cinema.

This filmmaker dominated Malayalam cinema through his creative partnerships with some of the most celebrated writers of the time such as Jnanpith laureate MT Vasudevan Nair and other great Malayalam storytellers of the time such as T Damodaran and P Padmarajan. His first film was a huge success but his name reportedly wasn't mentioned in his credits. The director with his characteristic white hat, as actor Jagadeesh recalled, directed over 150 movies in various languages.


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