SP Jananathan the National Award winning director of films like Iyarkai , Peranmai was taken to the hospital yesterday after he was found unconscious in his house. He was in his office editing the film Laabam when this happened. His assistants who came into the room found him unconscious. The happened because of blood clots in his brain. He was admitted to the ICU in critical condition and efforts were made to revive him. But it all went in vain as one of the new age directors bid adieu at 10.07 AM. He passed away due to cardiac arrest. This sudden demise of a wonderful director has shocked everyone.
He was known to be a good hearted and simple person and never compromised on his values and his films. Right from his first film Iyarkai to his last film Labaam it was always about good stories to tell for the audience. It is a great loss for the industry.