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KS Sethumadhvaan was a name to reckon in the Malayalam film industry. He was known for shaping strong female characters through his films.
National Award-winning filmmaker KS Sethumadhavan is no more.
The filmmaker was 90 as he breathed his last at his residence in Chennai. He died of age-related ailments.
Born in 1931 in the northern Palakkad district of Kerala, KS Sethumadhavan made his foray into cinema as an assistant director to K Ramnath. After making independent films like ‘Veeravijaya’ in (1960), he directed his first Malayalam film ‘Jnana Sundari’.
KS Sethumadhvaan was a name to reckon in the Malayalam film industry. He was known for shaping strong female characters through his films. In a career spanning over three decades, he has delivered some iconic films like ‘Odayil Ninnu’, ‘Anubhavangal Palichakal’, ‘Oppol’, ‘Aranazhikaneeram’, ‘Achanum Bappayum’, and ‘Panitheeratha Veedu’ among others. Also read: Radhe Shyam Trailer: Prabhas & Pooja Hegde's love saga is full of mysteries
He made over 60 films in various languages including Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam.
His last outing was the 1991 movie 'Venalkinavukal’.