Veteran Tamil filmmaker GN Rangarajan handed away on Thursday in Chennai resulting from age associated illnesses. He was 90. His son GNR Kumaravelan, who can be a filmmaker, took to Twitter to share the news. “My Father, my mentor , my love … handed away at present morning round 8.45 am. Want all of your prayers to maintain my household in power,” he wrote.
Rangarajan started his profession within the movie business within the 1950s by aiding iconic filmmaker A. Bhimsingh. He later assisted director S. P. Muthurama earlier than venturing on his personal within the late 1970s. He made his directorial debut with a supernatural comedy Kalyanaraman (1979), which had Kamal Haasan within the lead position. It was the start of Rangarajan’s lengthy and profitable partnership with Kamal. The director-actor duo delivered a slew of hit motion pictures within the 1980s, together with Kalyanaraman, Meendum Kokila, Kadal Meengal, Ellam Inbamayam and Maharasan.
Rangarajan admired Kamal a lot that he even named his home ‘Kamal Illam.’
Kamal has issued a condolence message, calling Rangarajan’s demise ‘a really private loss’ for him. “From the time I entered movies until the time GN Rangarajan died, he had poured unconditional love on me. He carved a distinct segment for himself in Tamil cinema together with his exhausting work. He directed many movies which might be nonetheless admired and rewatched by followers. Following in his footsteps, his son GNR Kumaravelan can be working within the movie business,” Kamal stated in his assertion.
நிபந்தனையற்ற தூய பேரன்பினைப் பொழிந்த ஓர் அண்ணனை இழந்துவிட்டேன். இயக்குனர் ஜி.என்.ரங்கராஜனுக்கு அஞ்சலி. pic.twitter.com/OmTzQqpdL5
— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) June 3, 2021
It’s price noting that Rangarajan started his journey within the movie business with Kalathur Kannamma in 1960. And so did Kamal Hassan. The Vishwaroopam star was lower than 4-years-old when he made his performing debut with this movie.
Kamal sir wishing my father Gn. Rangarajan on his 90th birthday pic.twitter.com/X9WhISpFBd
— Gnr.kumaravelan (@gnr_kumaravelan) December 17, 2020
“Not simply in motion pictures, he additionally supported me in my service to folks. He was at all times on my facet,” he added. “I’ve misplaced a brother who showered unconditional love on me. My heartfelt condolences to his spouse Jakkubai, my brother and director GNR Kumaravelan and his members of the family.”