Popular Malayalam and Tamil film director I.V Sasi passed away today(October 24) due to age-related ailments. Sasi is known for making critically acclaimed hit films in South. In Tamil, Sasi is best known for Allaudinum Arputha Vilakkum, Ore Vaanam Ore Bhoomi, Guru and Kolangal.
Sasi’s Malayalam film Aaroodam won The Nargis Dutt Award for the best feature film on National Integration in 1982. Filmfare honored Sasi with the Life Time Achievement Award in 2015, he also won many Kerala state film awards.
Yesteryear actress Khushboo remembered Sasi on Twitter, she posted “We have lost r great technician n director #I.V.Sasi Sir ..heartfelt condolences to the family..1 of my best #Kolangal was his direction”.