Well-known cinematographer M J Radhakrishnan passed away following a heart attack, yesterday (July 12). He was 61.
Radhakrishnan, who has won the Kerala state award for seven years, has films like Kaliyattam, Desadanam, Kannaki, Karunam, Bioscope, Veettilekkulla Vazhi, Akashathinte Niram, Kaadu Pookkunna Neram, Adayalangal, Painting Life and Olu in his filmography. His films have been shown in some of the most prestigious film festivals, including Cannes.
Radhakrishnan started his career as a still photographer and made his entry as a cinematographer with the film Mamalakalkkappurathu in 1988.
Several noted names from Mollywoood have paid homage to the eminent cinematographer.