'Ayyapanum Koshiyum' director Sachy no more
He had suffered a cardiac arrest after undergoing a hip-replacement surgery.
Malayalam film director Sachy (K R Sachidanandan), 48, has passed away in a Thrissur hospital in Kerala.
According to reports the film personality had suffered a cardiac arrest after undergoing a hip-replacement surgery.
Leading film personalities like actor Prithviraj, Biju Menon, directors Renjith and B. Unnikrishnan had come to the rescue of the ailing writer-director and joined hands to see how the best medical care could be given to him.
Popularly known as Sachy, the 48-year-old had been admitted to intensive care unit of a leading hospital in Thrissur.
He had suffered a cardiac arrest on Tuesday and doctors treating him said that two days are very crucial.
Sachy, a practicing lawyer at the Kerala High court, turned to the film industry by first jointly writing scripts and then went solo. His second film as a director, Ayyapanum Koshyum, turned out to be the biggest grosser this year, till the lockdown kicked in. His first directorial venture, Anarkali, starring Prithviraj released in 2015.
Shocked to hear the sudden demise of Sachy ettan. Indeed a big loss to Malayalam cinema. May his soul rest in peace! pic.twitter.com/sWy7Au3O6V- Nivin Pauly (@NivinOfficial) June 18, 2020