Well known filmmaker K R Mohanan, a Pune FTII alumnus, passed away on Sunday at the age of 69.
He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram.
Mohanan has directed several documentaries and short films. He has directed Ashwathama (1978), Purushardham (1987) and Swaroopam (1992). He was the Chairman of the Kerala Chalachitra Academy and was the director of the International Film Festival of Kerala.
The funeral will be held today (Jun 26) at Chavakkad in Thrissur.
In his condolence message, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that Mohanan’s films are milestones in Malayalam film history.