Veteran director Sasikumar passed awayJul 17, 2014 NR
Sasikumar is regarded as the first hit maker in the Malayalam film industry. He holds the record of directing the most number of movies (141), the most number of movies with same actor as hero (with Prem Nazir in 84 films) and the maximum number of movies in one year (15).
Some of his noted films are ‘Thommante Makkal’, ‘Jeevithayathra’, ‘Attakalasham’, and ‘Azhiyatha Bandangal’. The Kerala Government has conferred him with J C Daniel life time achievement award in 2012.
Sasikumar’s body will be kept for public viewing at TDM Hall Ernakulam and later funeral will be held at Alappuzha.