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Malayalam Film Director K R Mohanan Passes Away

69-year old Mohanan, a former chairman of Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, breathed his last at a private hospital where he was being treated for some stomach ailment, hospital sources said.

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Updated:June 25, 2017, 10:16 PM IST
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Malayalam Film Director K R Mohanan Passes Away
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Thiruvananthapuram: Noted Malayalam film director K R Mohanan died on Sunday following a brief illness.

69-year old Mohanan, a former chairman of Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, breathed his last at a private hospital where he was being treated for some stomach ailment, hospital sources said.

Mohanan,a graduate from the Film and Television Institute of India at Pune, was in the forefront of the Malayalam parallel cinema movement.

His popular films are Ashwathama' in 1978, 'Purushartham' in 1987 and 'Swaroopam' in 1992.

Mohanan was a recipient of state and national award for best films.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and State Culture Minister A K Balan were among those who condoled the death of Mohanan.

In his message, Vijayan said Mohanans contribution to the Malayalam television channel Kairali, as head of its programme section, was outstanding.

Vijayan also said that his films like 'Ashwathama' and 'Purushartham' were considered as milestones in Malayalam film industry.

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