Malayalam director P.G. Viswambharan, who died last Wednesday, was
cremated at Ivor Madom on the banks of the Bharathapuzha.
The cremation was performed at Thiruvilwamala around 7 p.m. in
presence of his close relatives and friends from the film industry.
Actor Mala Aravindan, producer Punnayurkulam Bappu and art director
Ambili was present there to pay their last respects to this
Remembering his relationship with Viswambharan, the superstar
Mammootty said that his death was a huge loss to the Malayalam film
industry. He added that director had always been applauded for his
family based movies.
Innocent Vincent, a renowned actor and president of the
Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes, stated that the movies of
Viswambharan were well-appreciated by the audience.
The Directors" Union and the Film Employees" Federation of
Kerala (FEFKA) also offered their condolences on the death of P.G.
Viswambharan. The director had breathed his last, at a private
hospital in Kochi.