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Filmmaker Ameerjan dies

Filmmaker Ameerjan, known for directing films such as Poovilangu and Siva , passed away on Tuesday after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 73 years old.

A protégé of late filmmaker K. Balachander, he made his debut in 1984 with Poovilangu , which starred actors Murali and Kuyili in the lead roles. While he went onto direct more than 20 feature films, both in Tamil and Telugu, featuring prominent stars such as Rajinikanth and Vijaykanth, he made his name through socially relevant films such as Thulasi .

Later on, he began assisting K. Balachander when he started making television shows and also directed his own shows.

He is survived by his wife and two children.


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