He suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in India.
Seven-time Kerala State Film Award winning cinematographer, MJ Radhakrishnan passed away on Friday (July 12) evening at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram, said industry sources.
The 60-year-old cameraman suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in Thiruvananthapuram and passed away while on his way to the hospital.
He had helmed films like ‘Deshadanam’, ‘Karunam’ and ‘Naalu Pennungal’ to name a few and began his film career as an assistant to ace filmmaker and cinematographer Shaji N.Karun.
In a career spanning over a quarter of a century, he helmed 75 films, besides numerous documentaries and also worked for internationally acclaimed film maker Adoor Gopalakrishnan.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condoled the death of Radhakrishnan and said that the industry has lost a stalwart.