Rajan Sankaradi, the senior film-maker passed away. The 63-year-old breathed his last at a private hospital in Aluva, where he was admitted since the past few days.
The director, who hails from Edathala, Aluva, is famous for his works Meenathil Thalikettu and Guruji Oru Vakku. Rajan Sankaradi is survived by wife Usha and daughter Parvathy.
C Rajagopal aka Rajan Sankaradi, who was born as the son of Balachandra Menon and Bharathiyamma, was active with the stage dramas since his childhood days.
He relocated to Madras after completing the graduation, from where he began his film career. Rajan was a long-term direction assistant of veteran director Balachandra Menon.
The director has assisted Balachandra Menon in about 20 films. Rajan Sankaradi was also the directorial assistant of several other senior film-makers like Joshiy and Sibi Malayil.
He made his debut as an independent director in 1985 with Guruji Oru Vakku. His last film was the 2013-released Vineeth-Manoj K Jayan starrer Cleopatra.