Well-known cinematographer and director Jeeva (43) died in Moscow today following cardiac arrest, family sources said.
Jeeva was shooting for a Tamil film ‘Dhaam Dhoom’ starring ‘Jeyam’ Ravi and Kangana Raut in the Russian capital.
He passed away at 3 am, the sources said.
Jeeva started off as a camera assistant and turned cinematographer later. He worked with Tamil film director Shankar in blockbusters like ‘Gentleman,’ ‘Kadhalan’ and ‘Indian.’
He has also worked in Bollywood films–‘Hul Chul,’ ‘Bhaagban,’ and ‘Hera Pheri’.
Jeeva turned director with ’12B’ and ‘Ullam Ketkume’, which got rave reviews while his recent release ‘Unnale Unnale’ was a hit.
His body is expected to be brought back to the city tomorrow for the final rites, the sources said.
He is survived by wife, who is a costume designer and three children.
Courtesy : The Hindu
cardiac arrest at 43 ???!!!