Director Murali Nagavally passes away today, June 9. He died of cardiac arrest at his house in Ramankari, Alappuzha. He was 59. The cremation ceremony will be held on Tuesday.
Murali Nagavally is the director of movies Alexander The Great and Wanted. The former film had Mohanlal and Bala in lead roles while, the latter had Prithviraj in the lead.He has also directed a Bollywood flick titled Fauj Mein Mauj.
Murali has worked as assistant director under Priyadarshan as well as Venu Nagavally. He worked as the same for movies like Kakkakuyil, Megham, Kalapani, Midhunam, Hey Auto, Lal Salam, Sarvakalashala and many more. He was the script writer of the movie Alexander The Great and had written the story for the film Kakkakuyil.
Murali had kept very close friendship with Priyadarshan and Mohanlal. He is also a realtive to the late director and actor Venu Nagavally. He is survived by two children - Parvathy, Gopi Krishnan. His wife Geetha Murali died some time before.